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New Anti-inflammatory Drug Discovered

NEW ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUG DISCOVERED

Anti-inflammatory drug molecule found to reduce the signals that trigger an inflammation by acting through certain proteins. This may...

DNA samples sought in search for remains of victims of California wildfire

DNA SAMPLES SOUGHT IN SEARCH FOR REMAINS OF VICTIMS OF CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE

In the Camp Fire's devastating aftermath, cadaver dogs, deputies and coroners are searching the ruins where Paradise, a town of 27,000,...

 
 
 
This dog DNA test helped me figure out what breed my rescue dog is - and what health conditions to watch out for

THIS DOG DNA TEST HELPED ME FIGURE OUT WHAT BREED MY RESCUE DOG IS - AND WHAT HEALTH CONDITIONS TO WATCH OUT FOR

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the...

 
 
 
Some details on Warren Spector's first-person Command and Conquer RPG

SOME DETAILS ON WARREN SPECTOR'S FIRST-PERSON COMMAND AND CONQUER RPG

At one point, Deus Ex creator Warren Spector was going to make an RPG set in the Command and Conquer universe. The game, which was...

SCIENTISTS SIMPLIFY AND ACCELERATE DIRECTED EVOLUTION BIOENGINEERING METHOD

Researchers reported that they have accelerated and simplified directed evolution by having live cells do most of the heavy lifting....

 
 
 

SEQUENCING POLLEN DNA TO DISCOVER INSECT MIGRATORY ROUTES

Metabarcoding, a technique of mass DNA sequencing, allows for tracing migratory routes of insects, an understudied subject due to technical...

Rodarte's Extensive New Fashion Exhibit Emphasizes the DNA of the Brand

RODARTE'S EXTENSIVE NEW FASHION EXHIBIT EMPHASIZES THE DNA OF THE BRAND

In celebration of its 30th anniversary, the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. will unveil its first-ever fashion...

 
 
 
The Genomic Scars of Anti-Semitism

THE GENOMIC SCARS OF ANTI-SEMITISM

Tomorrow is the 80 th anniversary of Kristallnacht , “The Night of Broken Glass.” On November 9 and 10, 1938, Storm Troopers, Hitler...

Study of 400 million people reveals DNA has barely any impact on how long you will live 

STUDY OF 400 MILLION PEOPLE REVEALS DNA HAS BARELY ANY IMPACT ON HOW LONG YOU WILL LIVE 

Scientists at Calico Life Sciences studied data from Ancestry.com family trees and found that only about seven percent of our life...

 
 
 
Massive Attack Announce North American Mezzanine Anniversary Tour Dates

MASSIVE ATTACK ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN MEZZANINE ANNIVERSARY TOUR DATES

Massive Attack have been having some fun with their landmark album, Mezzanine , turning 20 this year. They encoded the album as DNA,...

Pacific Biosciences surges on $1.2 billion takeover offer from DNA sequencing company Illumina

PACIFIC BIOSCIENCES SURGES ON $1.2 BILLION TAKEOVER OFFER FROM DNA SEQUENCING COMPANY ILLUMINA

DNA sequencing company Illumina announced in a press release that it was acquiring Pacific Biosciences for approximately $1.2 billion....

 
 
 
"ARTU" American Shelter Dog - Update

"ARTU" AMERICAN SHELTER DOG - UPDATE

Young and athletic, willing and responsive, very smart, and an interesting mix of breeds - would be fun to do a DNA test on him. Artu...

FDA approves DNA test for what drugs will work for you

FDA APPROVES DNA TEST FOR WHAT DRUGS WILL WORK FOR YOU

The FDA has approved 23andMe's forthcoming DNA test that tells consumers how their DNA may change the effectiveness of certain drugs...

 
 
 
Celebrating National Sea Slug Day

CELEBRATING NATIONAL SEA SLUG DAY

I've just discovered that my birthday, October 29, is also National Sea Slug Day, so I thought I'd look into these creatures about...

Men should start a family before they turn 35 to avoid risks

MEN SHOULD START A FAMILY BEFORE THEY TURN 35 TO AVOID RISKS

Researchers at Stanford University claim there's a slight increase in birth defects in children fathered by men in their thirties because...

 
 
 
Regulators just gave DNA testing startup 23andMe the go-ahead to offer a health product that scientists have called dubious

REGULATORS JUST GAVE DNA TESTING STARTUP 23ANDME THE GO-AHEAD TO OFFER A HEALTH PRODUCT THAT SCIENTISTS HAVE CALLED DUBIOUS

Anne Wojcicki, the CEO and founder of genetics testing startup 23andMe , said earlier this month that she hoped the company would add...

Twist Bioscience IPO Hauls In $70M for DNA Synthesis Technology

TWIST BIOSCIENCE IPO HAULS IN $70M FOR DNA SYNTHESIS TECHNOLOGY

Synthetic biology company Twist Bioscience has joined the long list of life science firms going public this year, raising $70 million...

 
 
 
Smell of Success: Garlic Study Validates New Approach to Transcriptome Association

SMELL OF SUCCESS: GARLIC STUDY VALIDATES NEW APPROACH TO TRANSCRIPTOME ASSOCIATION

Genome-wide association studies may be powerful tools for the identification of genes underlying complex traits, but what if you have...

Why I Didn't Write About Elizabeth Warren's DNA

WHY I DIDN'T WRITE ABOUT ELIZABETH WARREN'S DNA

When Elizabeth Warren released her DNA results last week, indicating a Native American ancestor a few generations back, my response...