News tagged with nucleotide polymorphisms

1,092 genomes and counting

Focusing on fine features in order to see "the big picture" seems almost counterintuitive, but that is exactly what is happening in the field of genomics. Researchers are sequencing human genomes, cataloging ...

Nov 16, 2012
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Adding up autism risks

The causes of autism and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are complex, and contain elements of both nature (genes) and the environment. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Molecular Autism shows ...

Oct 15, 2012
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Gene regulation through non-coding RNAs

A number non-coding RNAs are transcribed in humans but their role in the human body has not been elucidated. European scientists are deciphering the role of such RNAs in a newly discovered imprinted human ...

Sep 20, 2012
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