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MORE GENES ARE ACTIVE IN HIGH-PERFORMANCE MAIZE

When two maize inbred lines are crossed with each other, an interesting effect occurs: The hybrid offspring have a significantly higher...

BEYOND PATHWAYS: GENETIC DISSECTION OF TOCOPHEROL CONTENT IN MAIZE KERNELS BY COMBINING LINKAGE AND ASSOCIATION ANALYSES

Summary Although tocopherols play an important role in plants and animals, the genetic architecture of tocopherol content in maize...

 
 
 
Genetics Study Suggests that Education Reduces Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

GENETICS STUDY SUGGESTS THAT EDUCATION REDUCES RISK OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

New research conducted and released by the University of Cambridge indicates the process of going through higher education may be a...

Briefly: Pufferfish poison - Sail or fail - CRISPR mushrooms

BRIEFLY: PUFFERFISH POISON - SAIL OR FAIL - CRISPR MUSHROOMS

Every hour of every day people around the world are living with and working to resolve food safety issues. Here is a sampling of current...

 
 
 
Family History of Heart Disease Increases Risk of Cardiac Problems

FAMILY HISTORY OF HEART DISEASE INCREASES RISK OF CARDIAC PROBLEMS

Individuals with a positive family history of heart disease in first-degree relatives are genetically at an increased risk of acquiring...

SOLVE-RD Funded to Improve Diagnosis of Rare Disease with New Tools Including Long-Read Sequencing

SOLVE-RD FUNDED TO IMPROVE DIAGNOSIS OF RARE DISEASE WITH NEW TOOLS INCLUDING LONG-READ SEQUENCING

The SOLVE-RD research program , a collaboration of 21 participant organizations in 10 nations, announced it has received a €15 million...

 
 
 
The Link Between a Lack of Sleep and Type 2 Diabetes

THE LINK BETWEEN A LACK OF SLEEP AND TYPE 2 DIABETES

While type 2 diabetes is usually associated with weight, the kinds of foods you eat, and genetics, there's also a link between sleep...

Vetements & Reebok Drop Genetically Modified Low-Top Trainer in Blue

VETEMENTS & REEBOK DROP GENETICALLY MODIFIED LOW-TOP TRAINER IN BLUE

Vetements and Reebok introduce a new colorway for its Genetically Modified Pump Sneaker. The latest variant predominantly features...

 
 
 

ANTISENSE SUPPRESSION OF THE NONSENSE MEDIATED DECAY FACTOR UPF3B AS A POTENTIAL TREATMENT FOR DISEASES CAUSED BY NONSENSE MUTATIONS

About 11% of all human genetic diseases are caused by nonsense mutations that generate premature translation termination codons in...

When A Single Reference is Not Enough

WHEN A SINGLE REFERENCE IS NOT ENOUGH

Maize is amazingly diverse. A study comparing genome segments from two inbred lines, for instance, revealed that half of the sequence...

 
 
 

GENETIC RELATIONSHIPS AMONG VIETNAMESE LOCAL PIGS INVESTIGATED USING GENOME-WIDE SNP MARKERS

Summary Vietnam is one of the most important countries for pig domestication, and a total of 26 local breeds have been reported. In...

This five-year-old might be the youngest to design a 3D printed hand for disabled kids

THIS FIVE-YEAR-OLD MIGHT BE THE YOUNGEST TO DESIGN A 3D PRINTED HAND FOR DISABLED KIDS

This is Cameron Haight. He was born with a genetic defect which affected the development of his hands and fused his fingers together. The...

 
 
 
Gene-based Score to Predict the Age of Onset of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

GENE-BASED SCORE TO PREDICT THE AGE OF ONSET OF AGGRESSIVE PROSTATE CANCER

Score based on a person's genetic constitution can predict the age of onset of aggressive prostate cancer and who require prostate-specific...

How Genetic Testing Guided My Breast Cancer Journey - To Eschewing Beef

HOW GENETIC TESTING GUIDED MY BREAST CANCER JOURNEY - TO ESCHEWING BEEF

Two months ago, I joined a club nobody wants to be a member of - the 1 in 8 women who develop breast cancer at some point in their...

 
 
 
Healthy Diets Can Ward Off Obesity Even in Those With Genetic Risk

HEALTHY DIETS CAN WARD OFF OBESITY EVEN IN THOSE WITH GENETIC RISK

A healthy eating pattern has an impact on weight loss even in those who are genetically at risk of obesity.

10 Corso Como Seoul Unveils an Exclusive Vetements x Reebok Genetically Modified Pump Sneaker Colorway

10 CORSO COMO SEOUL UNVEILS AN EXCLUSIVE VETEMENTS X REEBOK GENETICALLY MODIFIED PUMP SNEAKER COLORWAY

Building upon its recent Spring/Summer 2018 releases , Vetements recently put together an exclusive Reebok Genetically Modified Pump...

 
 
 
From undergrads to scientists

FROM UNDERGRADS TO SCIENTISTS

Soybeans are used to screen for genes connected to traits that resist soybean cyst nematode. Recent progress by the the Mitchum lab...

First ever human muscle is grown from skin cells

FIRST EVER HUMAN MUSCLE IS GROWN FROM SKIN CELLS

Researchers from Duke University have successfully grown human muscle from skin cells in a scientific breakthrough that has the potential...

 
 
 

GENETIC DIVERSITY OF BARTONELLA SPP. IN WILD MAMMALS AND ECTOPARASITES IN BRAZILIAN PANTANAL

Abstract The present work aimed to investigate the genetic diversity of Bartonella in mammals and ectoparasites in Pantanal wetland,...

FINGERPRINTING AND GENETIC PURITY ASSESSMENT OF F 1 BARLEY HYBRIDS AND THEIR SALT-TOLERANT PARENTAL LINES USING NSSR MOLECULAR MARKERS

Abstract Hybridity and the genuineness of hybrids are prominent characteristics for quality control of seeds and thereby for varietal...