News tagged with genetic mapping
While your DNA is unique, it also tells the tale of your family line. It carries the genetic history of your ancestors down through the generations. Now, says a Tel Aviv University researcher, it's also possible ...
Genetics Aug 16, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 1 |
A consortium led by scientists at the University of Oxford and Harvard Medical School has constructed the world's most detailed genetic map.
Genetics Jul 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (6) | 3 |
With a 95 percent genomic similarity to humans, mice have long been used to learn about the genetic causes of human disease. Once researchers can shine a light on the genetic factors that cause disease in mice, they can start ...
Genetics Apr 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Gene scans for everyone? Not so fast. New research suggests that for the average person, decoding your own DNA may not turn out to be a really useful crystal ball for future health.
Genetics Apr 02, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (4) | 2
A genetic map of the British people has been produced by Oxford University researchers. It forms the centrepiece of their display at the Royal Society's free Summer Science Exhibition, which opens today.
Genetics Jul 03, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new study involving Canada's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has found a gene connected with a type of intellectual disability called Joubert syndrome.
Genetics May 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An international team of researchers has identified two new genes connected with hereditary renal diseases.
Genetics Sep 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new technique is helping researchers to pinpoint genetic information that contributes to cancer development.
Cancer Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Research co-led by Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has revealed gene mutations that account for 15 per cent of all babies born with Walker-Warburg ...
Genetics Apr 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) led a study discovering a gene for a new form of intellectual disability, as well as how it likely affects cognitive development by disrupting neuron functioning.
Genetics Apr 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
New hope has arrived for migraine sufferers following a Griffith University study with the people of Norfolk Island.
Genetics Jun 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Genetic mapping has led scientists to a better understanding of human disease and how to fight ailments like diabetes, mental illness and cancer.
Genetics Jul 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Too often, newborns die of genetic diseases before doctors even know what is to blame. Now scientists have found a way to decode those babies' DNA in just days instead of weeks, moving gene-mapping closer to routine medical ...
Genetics Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1