Search

This Eyelash Trick Will Double The Size Of Your Eyelashes In Minutes

THIS EYELASH TRICK WILL DOUBLE THE SIZE OF YOUR EYELASHES IN MINUTES

Genetics can be a real bee sting sometimes. So if what your mama gave you isn't much in the lash department, fear not. Makeup Artist...

A Functional-genetic Scheme for Seizure Forecasting in Canine Epilepsy

A FUNCTIONAL-GENETIC SCHEME FOR SEIZURE FORECASTING IN CANINE EPILEPSY

Epilepsy is a chronic condition characterized by recurrent, spontaneous, and unpredictable seizures resulting from the abnormal and...

 
 
 
Genetic Variants That may Predict Glaucoma Risk

GENETIC VARIANTS THAT MAY PREDICT GLAUCOMA RISK

133 genetic variants that could help predict the risk of developing glaucoma discovered. Glaucoma is the world's leading cause of incurable...

THE CHESTNUT GALL WASP - THE THREAT OF AN INVASIVE SPECIES WITH CLONAL REPRODUCTION

A molecular study carried out on the chestnut gall wasp, Dryocosmus kuriphilus, has revealed the absence of genetic variability in...

 
 
 

ANNOTATION TOOL PROVIDES STEP TOWARD UNDERSTANDING LINKS BETWEEN DISEASE, MUTANT RNA

Researchers have developed a computer program that represents a key step toward better understanding the connections between mutant...

Key Step to Understand Links Between Disease, Mutant Genetic Material: bpRNA Tool

KEY STEP TO UNDERSTAND LINKS BETWEEN DISEASE, MUTANT GENETIC MATERIAL: BPRNA TOOL

A computer program bpRNA that represents a key step toward better understanding the connections between mutant genetic material and...

 
 
 
Celsius Snags $65M to Harness Single-Cell Genomics for Drug Discovery

CELSIUS SNAGS $65M TO HARNESS SINGLE-CELL GENOMICS FOR DRUG DISCOVERY

With biotech flush with venture capital funding, it seems that every hot new area of biology research now comes with its own startup....

Planck Collaboration Wins 2018 Gruber Cosmology Prize

PLANCK COLLABORATION WINS 2018 GRUBER COSMOLOGY PRIZE

A visualization of the polarization of the cosmic microwave background, or CMB, as detected by ESA's Planck satellite over the entire...

 
 
 
“Wrong to Toast”: Broad's Lander Sorry for Tribute to DNA Pioneer Watson

“WRONG TO TOAST”: BROAD'S LANDER SORRY FOR TRIBUTE TO DNA PIONEER WATSON

Amid backlash, renowned geneticist Eric Lander, the Broad Institute president and founding director, apologized today for his toast...

$5 Million Prize for Origin of Genetic Code

$5 MILLION PRIZE FOR ORIGIN OF GENETIC CODE

Organizers say knowing how DNA came to be could lead to intelligent, evolving computer code

 
 
 

WHEN DISCUSSING GENETIC TESTS AND RESULTS WITH PATIENTS, A SPECIALIST'S TOUCH IS OFTEN NEEDED

Genetic test results are not always straightforward and easily interpretable. Genetic counselors are well equipped to discuss complicated...

THIS YEAR, THE US GOVERNMENT PLANS TO START COLLECTING GENETIC DATA FROM 1 MILLION PEOPLE

The National Institutes of Health announces the launch of a huge research study with the aim of making precision medicine available...

 
 
 

UNDERSTANDING HOW DNA IS SELECTIVELY TAGGED WITH 'DO NOT USE' MARKS

Scientists identify proteins that target specific DNA regions to keep genetic material under control.

PROTECTING CONFIDENTIALITY IN GENOMIC STUDIES

Genome-wide association studies, which look for links between particular genetic variants and incidence of disease, are the basis of...

 
 
 

TURNING CRISPR FROM A GENE-EDITING HATCHET TO A ‘WORD PROCESSOR'

Even though CRISPR offers the promise of cutting out disease-causing genes, it can also make unintentional edits to healthy DNA. A...

TAKING CRISPR FROM CLIPPING SCISSORS TO WORD PROCESSOR

Using the gene-editing tool CRISPR to snip at DNA is often akin to using scissors to edit a newspaper article. You can cut out words,...

 
 
 

WILL NEW STUDY CUT GUESSWORK FOR DEPRESSION MEDICINE PRESCRIPTIONS?

Genetic testing that helps guide more precise cancer treatment is making its way into standard practice in major U.S. medical centers....

 
 
 
New Study Shows Genetics Is a Big Reason for This Common Skin Condition

NEW STUDY SHOWS GENETICS IS A BIG REASON FOR THIS COMMON SKIN CONDITION

When the Twins Day Festival took place in Twinsburg, OH two summers ago, it wasn't just a massive meeting place for multiples, but...

What's a “Variant of Uncertain Significance?” A VUS?

WHAT'S A “VARIANT OF UNCERTAIN SIGNIFICANCE?” A VUS?

Seven words someone taking a genetic test doesn't want to hear: “You have a variant of uncertain significance.” A VUS. Instead of a...