Tag Archives: DNA

Geneticists Find 100+ DNA Pointers for Schizophrenia

Geneticists Find 100+ DNA Pointers for Schizophrenia

  PARIS, July 22, 2014 (AFP) – A massive gene trawl has linked over 100 DNA coding mutations to schizophrenia, yielding critical clues about what causes the illness and possibly ...

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Skills in Maths and Reading Shared by Same Genes

Skills in Maths and Reading Shared by Same Genes

  PARIS, July 8, 2014 (AFP) – A common set of genes play a role in learning to read and do maths, with tiny variants influencing a child’s skills in ...

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Gene Flaws May Protect Against Heart Disease

Gene Flaws May Protect Against Heart Disease

  WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 (AFP) – A rare set of genetic mutations found in fewer than one percent of the population may cut the risk of heart disease by ...

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Cloning: Scientists Make Insulin-Producing Cells

Cloning: Scientists Make Insulin-Producing Cells

  PARIS, April 28, 2014 (AFP) – Scientists said Monday they had used cloning technology to make embryonic stem cells that carry a diabetic woman’s genes, and turned them into ...

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IBM’s Watson Joins ‘Genomic Medicine’ Effort

IBM’s Watson Joins ‘Genomic Medicine’ Effort

  WASHINGTON, March 19, 2014 (AFP) – IBM said Wednesday it was joining a “genomic medicine” initiative, using its Watson supercomputer to deliver customized treatment options for cancer patients. The US ...

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FDA Warns vs High Aflatoxin in Nut Snack

FDA Warns vs High Aflatoxin in Nut Snack

  Who doesn’t want to crack those crunchy nuts, a favorite break-time snack of students and even office workers for who knows when? Not when you know it contains toxic chemicals ...

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