Scientists said Tuesday they had transformed age-worn cells in people over 90 -- including a centenarian -- into rejuvenated stemcells that were "indistinguishable" from those found in embryos.
Genetics Oct 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (24) | 1
Chromosomes, the molecular basis of genetic heredity, remain enigmatic 130 years after their discovery in 1882 by Walther Flemming. New research published online in Nature by the team of Edith Heard, PhD, from the Curie ...
Genetics Apr 11, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Our genetic material is constantly exposed to damage, which the body's own proteins normally repair. One of these proteins works like a scanner, continually scouring the genetic material for signs of damage. ...
Genetics Jan 24, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at UC Davis and the University of British Columbia have shed new light on methylation, a critical process that helps control how genes are expressed. Working with placentas, the team discovered that 37 percent ...
Genetics Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have solved the three-dimensional structure of a newly discovered type of gene-targeting protein that has shown to be useful as a DNA-targeting molecule for gene correction, ...
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Scientists are beginning to understand one of life's enduring mysteries - why women live, on average, longer than men.
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About 300 000 years ago humans adapted genetically to be able to produce larger amounts of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids. This adaptation may have been crucial to the development of the unique brain capacity in modern humans. ...
Genetics Apr 12, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A team of Australian researchers has come a step closer to unlocking a mystery that causes epileptic seizures in babies.
Genetics Jan 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The ability to control whether certain stem cells ultimately become bone cells holds great promise for regenerative medicine and potential therapies aimed at treating metabolic bone diseases.
Genetics Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Independent clinical trials, including one conducted at the Scheie Eye Institute at the Perelman School of Medicine, have reported safety and efficacy for Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA), a congenital form of blindness caused ...
Genetics Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Genetic variability revealed in malaria genomes newly sequenced by two multi-national research teams points to new challenges in efforts to eradicate the parasite, but also offers a clearer and more detailed picture of its ...
Genetics Aug 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Marks on the genetic code that babies have at birth are different for children who go on to be obese or overweight compared to those who do not, new research from the universities ...
Genetics Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2 |
Nearly one in five people suffers from the insidious and often devastating problem of chronic pain.
Genetics Mar 26, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Fish cannot display symptoms of autism, schizophrenia or other human brain disorders. However, a team of MIT biologists has shown that zebrafish can be a useful tool for studying the genes that contribute ...
Genetics Jun 19, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New study confirms link between weight loss and blood pressure for individuals with specific genetic polymorphisms
Your genetic makeup can help determine how well your body will respond to weight loss efforts aimed at controlling high blood pressure, a new study confirms.
Genetics Apr 30, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0