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Experimental drug benefits some patients with advanced kidney cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Some patients with a form of advanced kidney cancer that carries a poor prognosis benefited from an experimental drug targeted to an abnormal genetic pathway causing cancerous growth, according to research led... 2 days
Kopchicks' $10.5 million gift to fund student fellowships at MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School
NEWS MEDICAL Just as he has changed the lives of people suffering from a devastating genetic disease, molecular endocrinologist John J. Kopchick,... 2 days
Combined effect of genetic change and ozone exposure could increase risk for autism
NEWS MEDICAL A new analysis shows that individuals with high levels of genetic variation and elevated exposure to ozone in the environment are at an even higher risk... 2 days
Genes, ozone, and autism
SCIENCE DAILY Exposure to ozone in the environment puts individuals with high levels of genetic variation at an even higher risk for developing autism than would be expected just by adding the two risk factors together, a new analysis shows. The study... 2 days
Kansas jury awards $218M to farmers in Syngenta GMO suit
PHYS.ORG A Kansas federal jury awarded nearly $218 million on Friday to farmers who sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed variety. 2 days
Ancient Egyptians to modern humans: Coronary artery disease genes benefit reproduction
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have found that genes for coronary heart disease (CAD) also influence reproduction, so in order to reproduce successfully, the genes for heart disease will also... 2 days
Researchers uncover novel mechanism involved in cancer cell migration
NEWS MEDICAL Supervised by Guillaume Montagnac, Inserm research leader at Gustave Roussy, in collaboration with the Institut Curie and the Institut de Myologie, this research, is published in the 16th June issue... 2 days
Existing drugs could benefit patients with bone cancer, genetic study suggests
SCIENCE DAILY A subgroup of patients with osteosarcoma -- a form of bone cancer -- could be helped by an existing drug, suggest scientists. In the largest genetic... 2 days
Magnetic nanoknots evoke Lord Kelvin's vortex theory of atoms
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—In the late 1800s when scientists were still trying to figure out what exactly atoms are, one of the leading theories, proposed by Lord Kelvin, was that atoms are knots... 2 days
Better cell factories for the drugs of the future
PHYS.ORG Pharmaceuticals based on proteins are promising candidates for the treatment of cancer and other severe diseases, but they can be hard to produce. In a new research project, Chalmers researchers... 2 days
A single electron's tiny leap sets off 'molecular sunscreen' response
PHYS.ORG In experiments at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, scientists were able to see the first step of a process that protects a DNA building block... 2 days
from strands to droplets new insights into dna control From strands to droplets—new insights into DNA control
PHYS.ORG VIDEO A host of proteins and other molecules sit on the strands of our DNA, controlling which genes are read out and used by cells and which remain silent. This aggregation of genetic... 2 days
Jellyfish fluorescence shines new light on DNA copying
PHYS.ORG Scientists at the University of York have used florescent proteins from jellyfish to help shed new light on how DNA replicates. 2 days
What percentage of ALS is genetic?
MNT Up to 90 percent of people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) report that they have no family history of the disease. 2 days
Scientists discover link between sugar metabolism and peroxisomal biogenesis disorders
NEWS MEDICAL Meeting a young patient with Zellweger syndrome, a rare, life-threatening genetic disease, started a scientific investigation that culminated with an unexpected discovery. 2 days
Cancer cells may lose copies of ribosomal DNA to enable faster proliferation, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL Research from the Stowers Institute provides evidence suggesting that cancer cells might streamline their genomes in order to proliferate more easily. 2 days
Researchers identify first definitive risk genes for Tourette Syndrome
NEWS MEDICAL An international team that just conducted the largest study of Tourette Syndrome has identified genetic abnormalities that are the first definitive risk genes for the disorder. 3 days
Wasp venom provides clues to how genes take on new functions
NEWS MEDICAL Amid the incredible diversity of living things on our planet, there is a common theme. Organisms need to acquire new genes, or change the functions of... 3 days
Is There a Link Between Having Children and Heart Disease?
LIVE SCIENCE Some of the genes that up your risk of heart disease are also linked with having more kids, a new study finds. 3 days
Human genes for coronary artery disease make them more prolific parents
SCIENCE DAILY Coronary artery disease may have persisted in human populations because the genes that cause this late-striking disease also contribute to having a greater numbers of children. 3 days
How do genes get new jobs? Wasp venom offers new insights
SCIENCE DAILY A new study describes how four closely related species of parasitic wasps change their venoms rapidly in order to adapt to new hosts, and proposes that... 3 days
Switchable DNA mini-machines store information
PHYS.ORG Biomedical engineers have built simple machines out of DNA, consisting of arrays whose units switch reversibly between two different shapes. 3 days
wasp venom holds clues on how genes get new jobs Wasp venom holds clues on how genes get new jobs
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Amid the incredible diversity of living things on our planet, there is a common theme. Organisms need to acquire new genes, or change the functions of existing genes,... 3 days
Reconfiguration of DNA molecular arrays driven by information relay
Science Magazine Information relay at the molecular level is an essential phenomenon in numerous chemical and biological processes, such as intricate signaling cascades. One key challenge in synthetic molecular self-assembly is to... 3 days
Small RNA retunes photosynthesis
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Chemical transformation of xenobiotics by the human gut microbiota
Science Magazine The human gut microbiota makes key contributions to the metabolism of ingested compounds (xenobiotics), transforming hundreds of dietary components, industrial chemicals, and pharmaceuticals into metabolites with altered activities, toxicities, and... 3 days
Building chromosomes without bricks
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Long-read genome sequencing used for the first time in a patient
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have used a next-generation technology called long-read sequencing to diagnose a patient's rare genetic condition that current technology failed to diagnose. 3 days
For the first time in a patient, researchers use long-read genome sequencing
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have used a next-generation technology called long-read sequencing to diagnose a patient's rare genetic condition that current technology failed to diagnose. 3 days
Researchers use supercomputers to study snake evolution, unique traits
PHYS.ORG Evolution takes eons, but it leaves marks on the genomes of organisms that can be detected with DNA sequencing and analysis. 3 days
How pythons regenerate their organs and other secrets of the snake genome
SCIENCE DAILY Snakes exhibit incredible evolutionary adaptations, including the ability to rapidly regenerate their organs and produce venom. Scientists studied these adaptations using genetic sequencing and... 3 days
Researchers uncover genetic gains and losses in Tourette syndrome
MNT Researchers have identified structural changes in two genes that increase the risk of developing Tourette syndrome, a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary motor and vocal tics. 3 days
What percentage of ALS is genetic?
SCIENCE DAILY Up to 90 percent of people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) report that they have no family history of the disease. Now, new research has found approximately 17 percent of such ALS cases may be caused... 3 days
Could asteroids bombard the Earth to cause a mass extinction in 10 million years?
PHYS.ORG Scientists have spent decades debating whether asteroids and comets hit the Earth at regular intervals. At the same time, a... 3 days
New marine protected area designated in Costa Rica
PHYS.ORG International days, such as World Oceans Day earlier this month, are vitally important for raising awareness of topics such as marine biodiversity. But in Costa Rica this year, not only was awareness... 3 days
Even ugly animals can win hearts and dollars to save them from extinction
PHYS.ORG The Earth is home to millions of species, but you wouldn't know it from the media's obsession with only a few dozen... 3 days
New approach finds statistical evidence that ancient gene variants contribute to autism
NEWS MEDICAL The way you measure things has a lot to do with the value of the results you get. If you want to know how... 3 days
Genetic factors play significant role in causing ALS, study reveals
NEWS MEDICAL Up to 90 percent of people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) report that they have no family history of the disease. 3 days
Bitter or sweet? How taste cells decide what they want to be
SCIENCE DAILY A new study advances understanding of how stem cells on the tongue grow into the different types of mature taste cells that detect either... 4 days
New inhibitor drug shows promise in relapsed leukemia
SCIENCE DAILY A new drug shows promise in its ability to target one of the most common and sinister mutations of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), according to researchers. In a first-in-human study, researchers treated... 4 days
End-Triassic Volcanism Triggered Dawn of Dinosaurs
SCI-NEWS.COM According to new research led by the University of Oxford, episodic volcanic activity is likely to have played a key role in triggering the... 4 days
New statistical method finds shared ancestral gene variants involved in autism's cause
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers believe that theirs is the first rigorous statistical evidence that ancient variations in the human genome contribute to autism -- each, most likely,... 4 days
Reconstruction of ancient chromosomes offers insight into mammalian evolution
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have gone back in time, at least virtually, computationally recreating the chromosomes of the first eutherian mammal, the long-extinct, shrewlike ancestor of all placental mammals. 4 days
Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniors
ABC NEWS An experimental drug is showing promise against an untreatable eye disease that blinds older adults _ and intriguingly, it seems to work in patients who carry a particular gene flaw that fuels... 4 days
Condensin II is anchored by TFIIIC and H3K4me3 in the mammalian genome and supports the expression of active dense gene clusters
Science Magazine Structural maintenance of chromosome complexes, such... 4 days
WNT antagonists exhibit unique combinatorial antitumor activity with taxanes by potentiating mitotic cell death
Science Magazine The WNT pathway mediates intercellular signaling that regulates cell fate in both normal development and cancer. It is widely appreciated... 4 days
Sub-100-nm metafluorophores with digitally tunable optical properties self-assembled from DNA
Science Magazine Fluorescence microscopy allows specific target detection down to the level of single molecules and has become an enabling tool in biological research. To transduce the biological information to... 4 days
[Research Articles] Targeting factor D of the alternative complement pathway reduces geographic atrophy progression secondary to age-related macular degeneration
Science Magazine Geographic atrophy is an advanced form of age-related macular degeneration... 4 days
[Research Articles] The long noncoding RNA Wisper controls cardiac fibrosis and remodeling
Science Magazine Long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) are emerging as powerful regulators of cardiac development and disease. However, our understanding of the importance of these molecules in... 4 days
Genetic gains and losses in Tourette syndrome uncovered
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have identified structural changes in two genes that increase the risk of developing Tourette syndrome, a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary motor and vocal tics. 4 days
New mechanism for genome regulation discovered
SCIENCE DAILY The mechanisms that separate mixtures of oil and water may also help the organization of a part of our DNA called heterochromatin, according to a new study. Researchers found that liquid-liquid phase separation helps heterochromatin organize... 4 days
Study identifies structural changes in genes that increase risk of Tourette syndrome
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have identified structural changes in two genes that increase the risk of developing Tourette syndrome, a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary motor and... 4 days
Researchers uncover genetic gains and losses in Tourette syndrome
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have identified structural changes in two genes that increase the risk of developing Tourette syndrome, a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary motor and vocal tics. 4 days
When estimating extinction risk, don't leave out the males
SCIENCE DAILY Extinction risk for some species could be drastically underestimated because most demographic models of animal populations only analyze the number and fertility of females, dismissing male data as 'noise'. 4 days
Researchers find new mechanism for genome regulation
PHYS.ORG The same mechanisms that quickly separate mixtures of oil and water are at play when controlling the organization in an unusual part of our DNA called heterochromatin, according to a new study by researchers... 4 days
Common water treatments could damage DNA
SCIENCE DAILY A water treatment widely used in developing countries could be damaging the DNA of those drinking it, warn scientists. Despite poor evidence of their effectiveness as a water disinfectant, colloidal silver and silver nanoparticles are increasingly... 4 days
Ancient and Modern DNA Reveal How Cats Conquered World
SCI-NEWS.COM According to a new analysis of modern and ancient cat DNA, today’s domestic cat is a descendant of... 4 days
Your Genes May Influence Your Risk of Insomnia
LIVE SCIENCE If you have insomnia, it may be in your genes. 4 days
Family history and location of genetic fault affect risk for carriers of cancer genes
SCIENCE DAILY A large scale study of women carrying faults in important cancer genes should enable doctors to provide better advice and... 4 days
Genetic modifier for Huntington's disease progression identified
MNT A team led by UCL and Cardiff University researchers has developed a novel measure of disease progression for Huntington's disease, which enabled them to identify a genetic modifier associated with... 4 days
Genetic modifier for Huntington's disease progression identified
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed a novel measure of disease progression for Huntington's disease, which enabled them to identify a genetic modifier associated with how rapidly the disease progresses. 4 days
Intelligent underground robot for urban environments
PHYS.ORG Researchers from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) are leading the implementation of a new kind of autonomous underground robot with intelligent navigation for urban environments. The system, developed within the framework of the European research... 4 days
Reconstructing chromosomal rearrangements of placental mammals over millions of years
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—A team of researchers from South Korea, the U.K. and the U.S. has used computational methods to follow chromosomal rearrangements in seven genomes. In their paper published in... 4 days
Bacteria samples collected in Antarctica a century ago nearly identical to present day samples
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—A pair of researchers with the Natural History Museum of London and the University of Waikato have found that bacteria... 4 days
A baby’s DNA may kick off mom’s preeclampsia
SCIENCE-NEWS A large genetic analysis points to a protein made by the fetus that may trigger preeclampsia in the mom. 4 days
Finnish researchers find accumulation of gene mutations in some patients with rheumatoid arthritis
NEWS MEDICAL Gene mutations accumulating in cells are typical of the development of cancer. Finnish researchers found that a similar accumulation of mutations occurs... 4 days
Medical News Today: Scientists find genetic underpinnings for eczema
MNT A new study examines people with severe eczema and finds that a genetic mutation may cause the condition. The study also paves the way for a new treatment. 4 days
When estimating extinction risk, don't leave out the males
PHYS.ORG Extinction risk for some species could be drastically underestimated because most demographic models of animal populations only analyse the number and fertility of females, dismissing male data as 'noise'. 4 days
Vast numbers of peripheral genes can influence diseases, Stanford researchers suggest
NEWS MEDICAL A core assumption in the study of disease-causing genes has been that they are clustered in molecular pathways directly connected to the disease. But work by... 5 days
Faulty BRCA genes and their linkage to breast and ovarian cancer: Study
NEWS MEDICAL A new large scale study has focussed on faulty BRCA genes and their linkage to breast and ovarian cancer. The research could help doctors... 5 days
Gene variant protecting against Alzheimer's disease decreases plasma beta-amyloid levels
SCIENCE DAILY The APP gene variant protecting against Alzheimer’s disease significantly decreases plasma beta-amyloid levels in a population cohort. This is a very significant discovery, as many on-going drug trials... 5 days
Thousands of genes influence most diseases, researchers report
SCIENCE DAILY In a provocative new perspective piece, researchers say that disease genes are spread uniformly across the genome, not clustered in specific molecular pathways, as has been thought. 5 days
While trust is inherited, distrust is not: study
PHYS.ORG Research has shown that how trusting a person is may depend, at least in part, on his or her genes. However, distrust does not appear to be inherited in the same way,... 5 days
Age-specific overall risk of breast, ovarian cancer among women with BRCA1/2 genetic mutations
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers conducted an analysis that included nearly 10,000 women with the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic mutations to estimate the age-specific risk of... 5 days
'Breast Cancer Genes': How Much Do They Increase Cancer Risk?
LIVE SCIENCE A new study looks at the lifetime risk of breast and ovarian cancer for women who have mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. 5 days
Medical News Today: Breast and ovarian cancers: Large study improves estimates of genetic risk
MNT Carriers of faulty BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes have higher risk for breast and ovarian cancer. Now, a large prospective study... 5 days
How cells combat chromosome imbalance
SCIENCE DAILY Biologists have now identified a mechanism that the immune system uses to eliminate genetically imbalanced cells from the body. 5 days
Selfish gene acts as both poison and antidote to eliminate competition
SCIENCE DAILY An unprecedented genetic survival strategy has been identified that would be right at home in an Agatha Christie murder mystery novel. 5 days
International team to set how gene therapies in hemophilia should be measured for effectiveness
NEWS MEDICAL An international team involving dozens of stakeholders from patients and policy makers to payers and government agencies are getting together... 5 days
Cat Tale: Ancient DNA Reveals How Your Kitty Came to Be
LIVE SCIENCE Modern cat lovers can thank the famers of ancient Anatolia in the Near East for domesticating their fluffy friends about 10,000 years ago, a new study... 5 days
New disease gene for axon degeneration identified through international gene matching
SCIENCE DAILY A new disease gene has been identified for early-onset axonal neuropathy and mild intellectual disability through an international research network, which was brought together by “Tinder... 5 days
Researchers identify new disease gene for early-onset axonal neuropathy and mild intellectual disability
NEWS MEDICAL Research group from the University of Helsinki, Finland, has identified a new disease gene for early-onset axonal neuropathy and mild intellectual disability... 5 days
Building a biological control switch with light, genetics, and engineering ingenuity
PHYS.ORG A user-friendly switch for controlling room temperature, the thermostat is a classic example of the kind of tools engineers build. 5 days
Research provides insight into role of APP gene variant in Alzheimer’s disease
NEWS MEDICAL New research from the University of Eastern Finland shows that the APP gene variant protecting against Alzheimer's disease significantly decreases plasma beta-amyloid levels in... 5 days
Genetics of Wizardry: Were Harry Potter's Magical Powers Written in His DNA?
LIVE SCIENCE What are the genetic factors that could explain why someone is born a witch or a wizard — or without any magical ability at... 5 days
Study: Meditation, Yoga and Related Practices Can ‘Reverse’ DNA Reactions
SCI-NEWS.COM According to a study published in the journal Frontiers in Immunology, mind-body interventions such as mindfulness,... 5 days
Medical News Today: Gene editing technique reverses Huntington's in mouse model
MNT Huntington's is a progressive neurological condition; there is no cure. Recent advances in gene editing techniques offer new hope. 5 days
Selfish gene acts as both poison and antidote to eliminate competition
PHYS.ORG Researchers from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research in collaboration with Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center researchers have identified an unprecedented genetic survival strategy that would... 5 days
Gene editing technique reverses Huntington's in mouse model
MNT Huntington's is a progressive neurological condition; there is no cure. Recent advances in gene editing techniques offer new hope. 5 days
Genetic mutation could be cause of severe eczema, research finds
NEWS MEDICAL A genetic mutation could be the cause of severe eczema, according to new research published June 19 in Nature Genetics by researchers at the Uniformed Services University of... 5 days
Research findings lay groundwork for developing more targeted treatments for deadly neuroblastomas
NEWS MEDICAL Genetic variations appear to pre-dispose children to developing certain severe forms of neuroblastoma, according to new research by the University of Chicago Medicine. The... 5 days
MIT biologists identify how the immune system eliminates genetically imbalanced cells
NEWS MEDICAL Most living cells have a defined number of chromosomes: Human cells, for example, have 23 pairs. As cells divide, they can make errors that lead to... 6 days
Researchers discover single microglial protein that regulates AD risk genes
NEWS MEDICAL Genetic studies have turned up numerous genes linked to Alzheimer's disease, but in most cases, researchers have no idea how the genes raise or lower risk. 6 days
Volcanic eruptions triggered dawn of the dinosaurs
SCIENCE DAILY Huge pulses of volcanic activity are likely to have played a key role in triggering the end Triassic mass extinction, which set the scene for the rise and age of the dinosaurs, new research... 6 days
nearby brown dwarf gets the hubble treatment Nearby Brown Dwarf Gets the Hubble Treatment
ASTRO WATCH The Luhman 16 AB system wasn’t discovered until 2013, which is surprising given that the system is the third known closest system... 6 days
DNA reveals how cats achieved world domination
SCIENCE-NEWS Analysis of 9,000 years of cat remains suggests two waves of migration 6 days
Biologists discover the immune system can eliminate cells with too many or too few chromosomes
PHYS.ORG Most living cells have a defined number of chromosomes: Human cells, for example, have 23 pairs. As cells... 6 days
Bacterial classification may be more elusive than previously thought
PHYS.ORG New research from Dartmouth College raises questions over how scientists should interpret observed groupings of bacteria. The study advises caution with the assumption that bacterial clusters are always a result... 6 days
Potential for more targeted treatments of neuroblastoma tumors
SCIENCE DAILY Genetic variations appear to pre-dispose children to developing certain severe forms of neuroblastoma, according to new research. The findings lay the groundwork for developing more targeted treatments for particularly deadly variations of... 6 days
Digital reconstruction of ancient chromosomes reveals surprises about mammalian evolution
Science Magazine Chromosomes got scrambled as placental mammals evolved 6 days
Before and After Tiger Woods
From strands to droplets—new insights into DNA control
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Wasp venom holds clues on how genes get new jobs
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Ancient DNA reveals role of Near East and Egypt in cat domestication
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