News tagged with international collaboration

Staking out unknown genomic territory

Scientists have long known that the human genome is incredibly complex. However, after almost 10 years of hard work, a team of more than 400 scientists at 32 research institutions worldwide has finally made ...

Jan 04, 2013
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Physical activity reduces the effect of the 'obesity gene'

The genetic predisposition to obesity due to the 'fat mass and obesity associated' (FTO) gene can be substantially reduced by living a physically active lifestyle according to new research by a large international collaboration, ...

Nov 01, 2011
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Unlocking the secrets of DNA repair

Scientists from the University of Sheffield have unlocked one of the secrets to DNA repair—helping doctors identify DNA base damage and a patient's susceptibility to certain types of cancer.

Oct 31, 2012
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