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If A Genetics Textbook Author Was Treated Like a Political Insta-Author

IF A GENETICS TEXTBOOK AUTHOR WAS TREATED LIKE A POLITICAL INSTA-AUTHOR

Every week, it seems, yet another politician, or someone in a politician's orbit, releases a book and lights up the media. Against...

At ASHG 2018, Workshop Speakers Discuss SMRT Sequencing Applications for Human Disease

AT ASHG 2018, WORKSHOP SPEAKERS DISCUSS SMRT SEQUENCING APPLICATIONS FOR HUMAN DISEASE

Last month's annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics in San Diego was a terrific reminder of how much progress is...

 
 
 

RESEARCHERS DISCOVER GENES THAT GIVE VEGETABLES THEIR SHAPE

From elongated oblongs to near-perfect spheres, vegetables come in almost every size and shape. But what differentiates a fingerling...

 
 
 
Farming through the summer: Beating facial eczema in sheep the old-fashioned way

FARMING THROUGH THE SUMMER: BEATING FACIAL ECZEMA IN SHEEP THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY

New Zealand's largest red meat genetics company is working to reduce the impact of facial eczema as it becomes more prevalent throughout...

GENOTYPING-BY-SEQUENCING EMPOWERED GENETIC DIVERSITY ANALYSIS OF JORDANIAN OAT WILD RELATIVE AVENA STERILIS

Abstract Recent advances in next generation sequencing technologies make genotyping-by-sequencing more feasible for molecular characterization...

 
 
 

HOT TEMPERATURES CAN TRIGGER AN RNA RESPONSE IN PLANTS

The stress of hotter temperatures may trigger a response in a plant's RNA - part of a cell's genetic messaging system - to help manage...

 
 
 

TRANSITION-TRANSVERSION ENCODING AND GENETIC RELATIONSHIP METRIC IN RELIEFF FEATURE SELECTION IMPROVES PATHWAY ENRICHMENT IN GWAS

ReliefF is a nearest-neighbor based feature selection algorithm that efficiently detects variants that are important due to statistical...

IAmScience Monir Shababi

IAMSCIENCE MONIR SHABABI

By Erica Overfelt | Bond LSC Research Assistant Professor Monir Shababi and mothers of SMARD children started out as friends on Facebook....

 
 
 
International Consortium Officially Launches Earth BioGenome Project in London

INTERNATIONAL CONSORTIUM OFFICIALLY LAUNCHES EARTH BIOGENOME PROJECT IN LONDON

The Genome Center is the administrative home for the Earth BioGenome Project, a global effort to sequence the genetic code of all the...

Genetic Code of All Plants, Animals, Protozoa, and Fungi to Be Sequenced with Help of PacBio

GENETIC CODE OF ALL PLANTS, ANIMALS, PROTOZOA, AND FUNGI TO BE SEQUENCED WITH HELP OF PACBIO

It's one of the most ambitious sequencing projects ever attempted - the assembly of all 1.5 million known species of animals, plants,...

 
 
 
7 Celebrity Kids That Look Just Like Their Famous Parents, It's Freaky

7 CELEBRITY KIDS THAT LOOK JUST LIKE THEIR FAMOUS PARENTS, IT'S FREAKY

Genetics can be really bizarre sometimes. They can be so bizarre that some kids look exactly like their parents. Im sure you know at...

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...

 
 
 
Why my disfigurement isn't your Halloween costume

WHY MY DISFIGUREMENT ISN'T YOUR HALLOWEEN COSTUME

My name is Mikaela Moody. I'm visibly disfigured by a genetic condition called Crouzon's syndrome. I'm 27, a white British trans woman,...

Learn more about genetics with the proPCR wireless gradient PCR

LEARN MORE ABOUT GENETICS WITH THE PROPCR WIRELESS GRADIENT PCR

Manifest Biology based in Denver Colorado have created a new product to help those interested learn more about and work with genetics....

 
 
 
Genetic Profiling Predicts Breast Cancer Risk in Childhood Cancer Survivors

GENETIC PROFILING PREDICTS BREAST CANCER RISK IN CHILDHOOD CANCER SURVIVORS

Genetic profiling can help identify female childhood cancer survivors at risk of developing breast cancer at a later age. Early identification...

Bio Roundup: Alzheimer's Puzzle, ESMO Assessed, Drug Prices & More

BIO ROUNDUP: ALZHEIMER'S PUZZLE, ESMO ASSESSED, DRUG PRICES & MORE

In the biotech investment and research communities this week, much of the attention was turned to Europe. Munich, Germany, hosted the...

 
 
 
The Color Of Your Labrador's Coat Could Help Predict His Lifespan

THE COLOR OF YOUR LABRADOR'S COAT COULD HELP PREDICT HIS LIFESPAN

A recent study published in the journal, Canine Genetics and Epidemiology , has worrying news for a third of the world's lab lovers....

Crop Biotech Update's Trending Stories in 2015

CROP BIOTECH UPDATE'S TRENDING STORIES IN 2015

ISAAA presents the top 10 trending news on crop biotech based on the most number of Facebook shares from the website, providing insight...