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Is acne genetic? World first study makes a 'huge leap forward' in finding cure for spots

IS ACNE GENETIC? WORLD FIRST STUDY MAKES A 'HUGE LEAP FORWARD' IN FINDING CURE FOR SPOTS

Researchers from the National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre at Guy's and St Thomas' analysed the DNA of...

CRISPR-BASED HEART TEST PINPOINTS GENETIC RISK FOR SEVERE CARDIOMYOPATHY

Severe hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a dangerous disorder that causes an abnormal thickening of the heart walls is often associated...

 
 
 
Targeted PacBio Sequencing Adds to Scientific Arsenal in Evolutionary Arms Race

TARGETED PACBIO SEQUENCING ADDS TO SCIENTIFIC ARSENAL IN EVOLUTIONARY ARMS RACE

Cotton crops the world over have benefited from the pest-killing protein from Bacillus thuringiensis , first used in sprays and then,...

SCHIZONT TRANSCRIPTOME VARIATION AMONG CLINICAL ISOLATES AND LABORATORY-ADAPTED CLONES OF THE MALARIA PARASITE PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM

Abstract Background Malaria parasites are genetically polymorphic and phenotypically plastic. In studying transcriptome variation among...

 
 
 

GENETIC DIVERSITY AND POPULATION STRUCTURE ANALYSIS OF INDIAN GARLIC COLLECTION USING SSR MARKERS

Abstract Genetic diversity was assessed among 53 Indian garlic accessions using SSR markers. Initially, 24 SSR primer pairs were used...

COMPREHENSIVE GENETIC ALTERATION PROFILING IN PRIMARY AND RECURRENT GLIOBLASTOMA

Abstract Introduction Glioblastoma is heterogeneous and underlying genomic profiles influence evolution, resistance, and therapeutic...

 
 
 
'You Know Me': Buzzcocks' Pete Shelley Gave Punk A Heart

'YOU KNOW ME': BUZZCOCKS' PETE SHELLEY GAVE PUNK A HEART

Pete Shelley, the Mancunian co-founder and singer of Buzzcocks, embedded a vulnerability and honesty into early punk's genetic code,...

Beyond Labels: 10 Things You Should Know About GMOs

BEYOND LABELS: 10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT GMOS

As the new federal guidlines for disclosure of bioengineered foods (in the form of the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Law )...

 
 
 
Shock study finds air pollution damages brain function across the world, mostly striking people who live in cities

SHOCK STUDY FINDS AIR POLLUTION DAMAGES BRAIN FUNCTION ACROSS THE WORLD, MOSTLY STRIKING PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN CITIES

If pressed to suggest possible causes for the development of dementia, most of us would probably list things like lifestyle, diet and...

Has China arrested its scientist who claimed to have genetically engineered human babies?

HAS CHINA ARRESTED ITS SCIENTIST WHO CLAIMED TO HAVE GENETICALLY ENGINEERED HUMAN BABIES?

Chinese scientist He Jiankui made a bold move last week when he published a video about a successful gene editing surgery on a human...

 
 
 
Medical Students from Puerto Rico Rise to the Challenge

MEDICAL STUDENTS FROM PUERTO RICO RISE TO THE CHALLENGE

We met here in Rochester, Minnesota, on a sunny morning in July-three first-year medical students completing a summer research program...

Genetically Engineered Immune Cells May Help Fight Relapsed Blood Cancer

GENETICALLY ENGINEERED IMMUNE CELLS MAY HELP FIGHT RELAPSED BLOOD CANCER

Genetically engineered immune cells can be a promising key to treat relapsed blood cancer, reveals a new study.

 
 
 
Barn Swallow Project Helps Introduce PacBio Long Read Technology to Italy

BARN SWALLOW PROJECT HELPS INTRODUCE PACBIO LONG READ TECHNOLOGY TO ITALY

Its reliable return to the same spot year after year has made the barn swallow a beloved symbol of Spring and safe passage, for mariners...

NEWS OF NOTE-REDUCING THE RISKS OF BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT; AN ANTISENSE APPROACH TO EPILEPSY

The past week's biotech news included antibody-drug conjugates from Magenta to prevent toxic side effects of bone marrow transplants;...

 
 
 

GWASPRO: A HIGH-PERFORMANCE GENOME-WIDE ASSOCIATION ANALYSIS SERVER

AbstractSummaryWe present GWASpro, a high-performance web server for the analyses of large-scale genome-wide association studies. GWASpro...

INACTIVATING GENES CAN BOOST CROP GENETIC DIVERSITY

Researchers from CIRAD and INRA recently showed that inactivating a gene, RECQ4, leads to a three-fold increase in recombination in...

 
 
 

FLUORESCENCE‐BASED REAL TIME MONITORING AND DIAGNOSTICS OF RECOMBINANT PICHIA PASTORIS CULTIVATIONS IN A BIOREACTOR

This study describes the application of the multivariate curve resolution analysis technique for real‐time analysis of culture fluorescence...

FDA approval puts Loxo, Bayer's Vitrakvi on the rails to value-based care

FDA APPROVAL PUTS LOXO, BAYER'S VITRAKVI ON THE RAILS TO VALUE-BASED CARE

That the drug will only be given to patients shown through testing to harbor a genetic anomaly that increases the odds of a response...

 
 
 
IAmScience Trupti Joshi

IAMSCIENCE TRUPTI JOSHI

By Erica Overfelt | Bond LSC Juggling research, teaching, collaborative meetings, grant writing, and training postdocs and students...

How Dog DNA Testing Can Help Your Pup Stay Healthy & Happy

HOW DOG DNA TESTING CAN HELP YOUR PUP STAY HEALTHY & HAPPY

Many people are skeptical about dog DNA testing. Can it really reveal important information about your pup? Is it worth the money? DNA...