genetic blueprint

Scientists design first ever brain atlas


September 20th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Scientists have designed a comprehensive and interactive brain atlas, accessible on the internet to advance neurological research.The Allen Institute for Brain Science, Seattle, US, created the ... Read more...

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Heat-loving fungi open way to greener fuels


October 5th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 5 (IANS) Two heat-loving fungi, found in composts that self-ignite minus flame or spark, could pave the way to faster development of greener biofuels and chemicals, new research ... Read more...

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World’s first comprehensive human brain atlas released


April 13th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): The Allen Institute for Brain Science has launched the world's first anatomically and genomically comprehensive human brain map.The invention, a previously unthinkable feat, was made possible through leading-edge ... Read more...

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Full genetic blueprint of blood cancer offers new insights


March 24th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): For the first time, US scientists have mapped the full genetic blueprint of 'multiple myeloma', a form of blood cancer.The study from 38 cancer samples might now offer ... Read more...

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Full genetic blueprint of multiple prostate tumors unveiled


February 10th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists have for the first time laid bare the full genetic blueprint of multiple prostate tumors, uncovering alterations that have never before been detected and offering a deep ... Read more...

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Each of us carries up to 100 of the genes linked to cancer, diabetes: Study


October 28th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A new study has found that each of us carries up to 100 of the genes responsible for diseases such as cancer and diabetes.According to a 'catalogue' ... Read more...

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Humans carry 100 genes linked to cancer, diabetes


October 28th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) All of us are carrying up to 100 genes responsible for cancer and diabetes and around 300 genes which are too flawed to work.Hundreds of researchers from across ... Read more...

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New approach to make better artificial nose developed


August 21st, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): By using fluorescent compounds and DNA, Stanford scientists have developed a new approach to building an "artificial nose", which, according to them could accelerate the use of sniffing ... Read more...

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Broccoli extract ‘effective against inflammatory bowel disease’


July 2nd, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): A new research has shown that an extract made from a food plant in the Brassica family was effective in alleviating signs of ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel ... Read more...

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Procedure to knock out genes in nematode discovered


April 26th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): After developing knockout mice and fruit flies, scientists have now devised a procedure for knocking out genes in nematode worms.By knocking genes out of action, researchers led by ... Read more...

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Scientists getting closer to resurrect extinct animals


January 11th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 11 (ANI): New research indicates that scientists are making remarkable advances that are bringing us closer than ever before to the possibility of resurrecting extinct species.In the age of ... Read more...

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Life originated on Earth 4 bln yrs ago in form of first self-replicating molecules


May 14th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have developed an experiment demonstrating how life originated on the Earth about 4 billion years ago in the form of the very first ... Read more...

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Canadians decode flu virus, eat pork sandwiches in parliament


May 7th, 2009 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 7 (IANS) Canadian scientists became the first in the world Wednesday to decode the genetic make-up of the influenza A (H1N1) virus even as top leaders and MPs ... Read more...

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Kathy Ireland takes a stand against pro-choice


April 28th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): While most Hollywood stars strongly advocate a woman's right to choose whether to terminate a pregnancy or not, former model Kathy Ireland has decided to make a stand ... Read more...

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Genes don’t make us fat, insulin does


April 15th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Purdue University scientists have uncovered new evidence suggesting that factors other than genes could be involved in the development of obesity.Researchers say they have uncovered evidence that genetically ... Read more...

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Top 10 features on genetics in 2008


December 25th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 25 (ANI): New Scientist has outlined the top 10 articles on genetics that it carried in the year 2008. The top 10 best features on genetics in 2008 are: Me ... Read more...

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Study uncovers 3,000 genomic hotspots in embryonic stem cells


June 14th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): Researchers at the Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) have made a chart showing over 3,000 genomic hotspots of essential protein ... Read more...

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Researchers move closer to identifying best embryos


May 14th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Australian researchers have developed a technique which they say will help identify the genetic profile of those IVF embryos which are most likely to result in a ... Read more...

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Scientists discover human ageing gene in fruit flies


May 12th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Researchers from University of Oxford and The Open University have found a gene in fruit flies that would give a fast and effective way to investigate important ... Read more...

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Scientists complete a working draft of the corn genome


February 26th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 26 (ANI): Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have completed a working draft of the corn genome.The researchers say that their work attains significance as it may accelerate ... Read more...

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Scientists find why size matters in nature


December 13th, 2007 - 4:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): Researchers at the John Innes Centre in Norwich have shed light on the beauty of nature by explaining the mechanism behind the uniformity of leaf and flower size ... Read more...

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