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New genetic study helps solve Darwin’s mystery of evolution of flowering plants

April 11th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): A new study has suggested the evolution and diversification of the more than 300,000 living species of flowering plants may have been "jump started" much earlier than previously ... Read more...

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Muscular dystrophy gene mystery cracked

August 20th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): Scientists have made a critical advance in determining the cause of a common form of muscular dystrophy known as facioscapulohumeral dystrophy, or FSHD.They have identified a DNA ... Read more...

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DNA mutation in birds can lead to evolution of new species

August 6th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 6 (ANI): A single mutation in the DNA of birds can not only lead to a striking color change in their offspring, it can also potentially lead to the evolution ... Read more...

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Scientists identify genes linked to dangerously high blood glucose levels

May 2nd, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 2 (ANI): A new study conducted by Canadian, French and British researchers has revealed the discovery of a DNA sequence that controls the variability of blood glucose levels ... Read more...

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Muscular dystrophy drug holds promise for fighting cystic fibrosis

February 6th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have found that an experimental drug called PTC124, which has already proven effective in treating patients with muscular dystrophy, ... Read more...

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