Mutations

Ovarian cancer - Symptoms and causes

Overview<p>Ovarian cancer<p>Ovarian cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the ovaries. The female reproductive system contains two ovaries, one on each …

Cancer

The pros and cons of being an older dad

As a woman of a certain age (35) who is hoping to have children, I’m flooded with information, suggestions and unsolicited advice about what motherhood (in the biological sense) might look like for me. “You really need to start soon!” is the phrase I hear ad nauseum from presumably well-meaning …

Pregnancy

New technique provides accurate dating of ancient skeletons

Milan, Italy: Interest in the origins of human populations and their migration routes has increased greatly in recent years. A critical aspect of …

Anthropology

trying angular MutationObserver so I can limit the height of a div

How can I catch changes to a div? A div with contenteditable set on it, and has [hidden] elements that become visible at times. This single page app …

Genetics

Mitochondrial medicine in the omics era

Mitochondria are dynamic bioenergetic organelles whose maintenance requires around 1500 proteins from two genomes. Mutations in either the …

Medical Journals

ZNF341 controls STAT3 expression and thereby immunocompetence

• E. J. Hillmer,<br>• H. Zhang,<br>• H. S. Li,<br>• S. S. Watowich<p>, STAT3 signaling in immunity.Cytokine Growth Factor Rev. 31, 1–15 (2016).<p>S. Al Khatib,<br>• S. Keles,<br>• M. …

Genetics

Parkinson's: Could this 'missing link' be a cause?

Scientists have now identified a faulty cell process that may be common to different forms of Parkinson's, and they propose a mechanism through which …

Medical Research

New Bird Flu Outbreak Kills 38% Of Those It Infects

British scientists have identified a new strain of bird flu which kills 38 per cent of those it infects as the most likely candidate to spark a new …

News (U.S.)

How can a baby have 3 parents?

It seems impossible, right? We have been taught from the time we were young that babies are made when a sperm and an egg come together, and the DNA …

Genetics

Does CRISPR Gene Editing Really Cause Cancer?

(via qimono/Pixabay)<p>Genome-editing system CRISPR, heralded for its advancements in curing disease, is being accused of causing it.<p>Two studies …

Genetics

Genetic disorder identified in children

A genetic defect affecting normal development in children has been identified by a study involving University of Queensland researcher and alumnus …

Australian Universities

The germline mutational landscape of BRCA1 and BRCA 2 in Brazil | Scientific Reports

Article |<p>Open | Published: 15 June 2018<p>The germline mutational landscape of <i>BRCA1</i> and <i>BRCA</i>2 in Brazil<p>Edenir Inêz Palmero ORCID: …

Brazil

Critical plant gene takes unexpected detour that could boost biofuel yields

For decades, biologists have believed a key enzyme in plants had one function—produce amino acids, which are vital to plant survival and also …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Roswell researcher talks cancer complexity - and what you can do to protect yourself

Christine Ambrosone lost a husband to Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 1996, so she understands the frustrations people harbor toward the fits and starts in …

Cancer

Breast Cancer in Men

What are some of the guidelines for the management of men with BRCA mutations?<p>The lifetime risk of breast cancer for a man is approximately 1:1000, …

Cancer

A Possible Dark Side To Gene-Editing Technique CRISPR

Over less than a decade, the gene-editing technique known as CRISPR-Cas9 has taken the biology world by storm. The technique harnesses some of a …

Genetics

Lewis Fautzi - Live @ Hex Transmission Podcast#034 (13.06.2018)

-Aqui teneis la descarga directa // Ready for download:<br>https://soundcloud.com/hex-barcelona/hex-transmission-034-lewis-fautzi<p>Tracklist:<br>Elyas – Dead …

Humanity

Scientists have mapped the genome of the most common cancer among younger men

Researchers from the University of North Carolina’s Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and a consortium of other institutions have successfully …

Cancer

New Study Identifies Another Opportunity for Precision Immunotherapy in Prostate Cancer

A new Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF)-funded study published today in the scientific journal <i>Cell</i> has identified a new subtype of advanced prostate …

Cancer

What causes uncombable hair syndrome?

Taylor McGowan, an 18-month-old from outside Chicago, is being called a mini Einstein because her hair—like the late physicist’s—is wild and sticks up from her head.<p>The toddler's unruly, and absolutely adorable, hair is the result of a rare genetic condition called uncombable hair syndrome (UHS), …

Genetics

Introduction to Cancer Genetics and Melanoma

Understanding cancer genetics and how it plays a part in melanoma may sound like a daunting task. But taking the time to do just that can help you …

Cancer

New Bluebird data show promising benefits for gene therapy, if they last

Bluebird has now treated six sickle cell patients with the new version of LentiGlobin. Among other changes, the new version is derived from stem …

Genetic Engineering

Biomarker assessment of the CBCSG006 trial: A randomized phase III trial of cisplatin plus gemcitabine compared with paclitaxel plus gemcitabine as first-line therapy for patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer | Annals of Oncology

Background<p>CBCSG006 trial reported the superior efficacy of cisplatin plus gemcitabine (GP) regimen than paclitaxel plus gemcitabine (GT) regimen as …

Cancer

Pancreatic cancer patients with BRCA mutation may benefit from targeted drug

A physician-scientist at the University of Arizona Cancer Center investigated a novel treatment for pancreatic cancer patients whose tumors exhibited …

Cancer

NEDD9 targets COL3A1 to promote endothelial fibrosis and pulmonary arterial hypertension

In silico sleuthing for pulmonary hypertension<p>Cell proliferation and fibrosis (the accumulation of excess connective tissue) cause arterioles to …

Medical Research

Improved Titers against Influenza Drift Variants with a Nanoparticle Vaccine

To the Editor: Paules et al. recently advocated for the development of influenza vaccines "that will protect against seasonal influenza drift …

Medicine

Optimized knock-in of point mutations in zebrafish using CRISPR/Cas9 | Nucleic Acids Research

We have optimized point mutation knock-ins into zebrafish genomic sites using clustered regularly interspaced palindromic repeats (CRISPR)/Cas9 …

Genetics

Breakthrough research answers mysteries behind vital cancer-suppressing gene

A breakthrough study from researchers at the University of Melbourne has uncovered a vital genetic mechanism that sheds light on how a vital …

Cancer

The Noclip Fallout 76 documentary is almost 40 minutes of new info

Two weeks ago we learned that fan-funded documentary channel Noclip would be releasing two videos about Bethesda – one focused on the history of the …

Fallout 76

Lessons for cancer drug treatment from tackling a non-cancerous overgrowth syndrome

NEWS AND VIEWS<p>Abnormal activity of the enzyme PI3K can drive cancer growth, and mutations in a PI3K subunit can sometimes lead to non-cancerous …

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