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CRISPR/CAS9 THERAPY CAN SUPPRESS AGING, ENHANCE HEALTH AND EXTEND LIFE SPAN IN MICE

Researchers have developed a new gene therapy to help decelerate the aging process. The findings highlight a novel CRISPR/Cas9 genome-editing...

HOW OUR PLANTS HAVE TURNED INTO THIEVES TO SURVIVE

Scientists have discovered that grasses are able to short cut evolution by taking genes from their neighbours. The findings suggest...

 
 
 

GENETICS EFFORTS ENRICHING NUTRITION OF POPCORN, SORGHUM

Two kernels of the same idea-cultivating protein quality in cereal grains-are reaching maturity at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

One size does NOT fit all when it comes to medicine: Genetic study finds wide variation in risk of addiction when opioids are used for chronic pain

ONE SIZE DOES NOT FIT ALL WHEN IT COMES TO MEDICINE: GENETIC STUDY FINDS WIDE VARIATION IN RISK OF ADDICTION WHEN OPIOIDS ARE USED FOR CHRONIC PAIN

Chronic pain often pushes people to use opioid painkillers such as morphine and Vicodin, which may leave sufferers with an increased...

 
 
 
Genetics May Be a Factor in African-American Cigarette Preferences

GENETICS MAY BE A FACTOR IN AFRICAN-AMERICAN CIGARETTE PREFERENCES

New NCCIH-funded research suggests genetic factors drive African American preference for mentholated cigarettes.

Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing in Dogs - How Useful Is It, How Accurate Is It, What New Problems Does It Present?

DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER GENETIC TESTING IN DOGS - HOW USEFUL IS IT, HOW ACCURATE IS IT, WHAT NEW PROBLEMS DOES IT PRESENT?

Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 12 PM - 12:50 PM in the Agnes Varis AUDITORIUM, in the Campus Center Part of the Animal Matters Seminar...

 
 
 
Looking for Growth Opportunity? Looking for Change?

LOOKING FOR GROWTH OPPORTUNITY? LOOKING FOR CHANGE?

Pillen Family Farms is a family owned, family focused business. We have farms that support: genetics, breeding-gestation, farrowing,...

NEW TECHNOLOGIES ENABLE BETTER-THAN-EVER DETAILS ON GENETICALLY MODIFIED PLANTS

LA JOLLA-Salk researchers have mapped the genomes and epigenomes of genetically modified plant lines with the highest resolution ever...

 
 
 
First US attempt to cure a rare disease with genome editing fails miserably 

FIRST US ATTEMPT TO CURE A RARE DISEASE WITH GENOME EDITING FAILS MISERABLY 

Sangamo Therapeutics tried to cure two forms of a rare genetic disease using 'zinc finger' gene editing. They successfully changed...

Pro-GMO Chocolate Brand Shares How GMOs Are Saving Some of World's Most Cherished Foods

PRO-GMO CHOCOLATE BRAND SHARES HOW GMOS ARE SAVING SOME OF WORLD'S MOST CHERISHED FOODS

Just one week before Valentine's Day, a unique brand of chocolate bars called Ethos Chocolate has launched and is highlighting the...

 
 
 
Baboon Genomes Offer Clues to the Past and Future of Humanity

BABOON GENOMES OFFER CLUES TO THE PAST AND FUTURE OF HUMANITY

“Once upon a time, in a cave in the Altai Mountains of southern Siberia, different types of ancient peoples were having sex,” I wrote...

Why Some Children are Prone to Repeated Tonsil Infections

WHY SOME CHILDREN ARE PRONE TO REPEATED TONSIL INFECTIONS

Why are some children prone to repeated tonsil infections? A new study reveals that a combination of lower immunity as well as a genetic...

 
 
 
Large Scale Genetic Study on Depression

LARGE SCALE GENETIC STUDY ON DEPRESSION

Hundreds of genes have been newly linked to depression, reveals a research shedding light on the origins of the condition and highlighting...

MIGREW: DATABASE ON MOLECULAR IDENTIFICATION OF GENES FOR RESISTANCE IN WHEAT

Abstract Population structure of fungal infections in wheat differs between wheat varieties and environments. Taking into account evolution...

 
 
 
GMOS are NOT “As Seen on Social Media”

GMOS ARE NOT “AS SEEN ON SOCIAL MEDIA”

It's pretty safe to say that there's a lot of misinformation on social media today, regardless of where come down on political spectrum,...

AUTOPHAGY REQUIRES TIP20 IN SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE

Abstract Autophagy is a highly conserved intracellular degradation pathway in eukaryotic cells that responds to environmental changes....

 
 
 

THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INTELLIGENT BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE 2018: GENOMICS WITH BIGGER DATA AND WIDER APPLICATIONS

Abstract The sixth International Conference on Intelligent Biology and Medicine took place in Los Angeles, California, USA on June...

GENETIC DIVERSITY AMONG COMMON BEAN CULTIVARS BASED ON AGRONOMIC TRAITS AND MOLECULAR MARKERS AND APPLICATION TO RECOMMENDATION OF PARENT LINES

Abstract Estimates of genetic diversity based on molecular and morphological data are common in the literature; however, they do not...

 
 
 

EVOLUTIONARILY SIGNIFICANT A-TO-I RNA EDITING EVENTS ORIGINATED THROUGH G-TO-A MUTATIONS IN PRIMATES

Abstract Background Recent studies have revealed thousands of A-to-I RNA editing events in primates, but the origination and general...

New Insights Could Help Predict and Prevent Depression

NEW INSIGHTS COULD HELP PREDICT AND PREVENT DEPRESSION

New understanding could help identify people with an increased risk of developing depression. The findings of the study suggest that...