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Scientists Map All Mammalian Gene Interactions
Science & Tech  (tags: Mammals, Gene, UCLA researcher, human maps, genome )

- 2872 days ago -
In one of the first efforts of its kind, UCLA researchers have taken mammalian genome maps, including human maps, one step further by showing not just the order in which genes fall in the genome but which genes actually interact.
Domestic Cat Genome Sequenced - February 1, 2008
Science & Tech  (tags: genome, dna, cat, abyssinian, research, disease, health )

- 3802 days ago -
The DNA of a 4-year-old female Abyssinian cat named Cinnamon has been sequenced, according to a report by Joan U. Pontius, PhD, et al, in the November 2007 issue of Genome Research, which details the first assembly, annotation, and comparative analysis of
Is the Black Death the Ancestor of All Modern Plagues?
Science & Tech  (tags: history, genetics, Black Death, study, pandemic, genome )

- 2443 days ago -
The bacterial strain responsible for the Black Death, which killed up to half of Europe's population in the mid-14th century, is the ancestor of all modern plagues, according to a study published in the journal Nature.
Science Left to Rue a Roo Genome
Science & Tech  (tags: research, scientists, genome, narsupials, technology, interesting )

- 3801 days ago -
AUSTRALIA squandered an opportunity to parlay its distinct and valuable wildlife into a position of influence within the promising world of genomic science, according to leading researcher Jenny Graves. "We have a fantastic collection of plants and animal
Vitamin D Found to Influence Over 200 Genes, Highlighting Links to Disease
Science & Tech  (tags: genome, vitamin D, rickets, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, lupus, DNA sequencing technologyhealth )

- 2856 days ago -
The extent to which vitamin D deficiency may increase susceptibility to a wide range of diseases is dramatically highlighted in newly published research. Scientists have mapped the points at which vitamin D interacts with our DNA -- and identified over
The Keys to Cat-Ness
Science & Tech  (tags: cats, dogs, humans, genome, similarity, science, DNA )

- 3885 days ago -
Based on the structure of the chromosomes, the cat genome much more closely resembles that of humans than that of other nonprimate species. Unlike cats and humans, pieces of chromosomes in the dog, mouse, rat, and others have been reshuffled.
Neanderthal Genome May Hold Clues to Human Survival
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, paleontology, research, science, investigation, discovery, Neanderthal, genes, genome )

- 1999 days ago -
It's the time of year when people take stock of the past 12 months, and make resolutions for the New Year. That's kind of what Svante Paabo is doing -- but the Swedish archeological geneticist is looking over a time span of 30,000 years.
Individual Differences Caused By Shuffled Chunks Of DNA In The Human Genome
Science & Tech  (tags: human, genome, DNA, individual differences, structural changes, genetic variability, science )

- 3916 days ago -
The greatest genetic variability among individuals is due less to single point mutations than to the presence of structural changes that cause extended segments of the human genome to be missing, rearranged, or present in extra copies.
Tiny Genetic Differences Between Humans and Other Primates Pervade the Genome
Science & Tech  (tags: world, humans, history, genetic, primates, genome, Charles Darwin, evolution, species, gorilla, chimpanzee, bonobos )

- 1388 days ago -
In 1871 Charles Darwin surmised that humans were evolutionarily closer to the African apes than to any other species alive. The recent sequencing of the gorilla, chimpanzee & bonobo genomes confirms that supposition & provides a clearer view of how. . .
Scientists Try to Save Giant Panda
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, research, technology, genome, giant panda, endangered species, survival )

- 3758 days ago -
Scientists from China and across the world are to sequence the genome of the giant panda in an effort to stop the endangered species from being wiped out, state media reported yesterday. The scientists hope the project will help control diseases that
Ant Guts Could Pave the Way for Better Antibiotics
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, health, humans, research, science, study, technology, antibiotics, bacteria, cell, genes, genome, inhibitors, protein, entomology, medicine )

- 3739 days ago -
This work could allow researchers to create new antibiotics against gram-negative bacteria,like E. coli and salmonella,that would destroy these bacteria by disabling the mechanism that produces their protective coating.
Shedding Light on the Dark Matter of the Genome
Science & Tech  (tags: GMO's, GMO crops, Genetic Engineering, genetics, Junk dna, genome, Dark genome, biotechnology, Bio Teck. Bio hacking, Crispr )

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- 762 days ago -
What used to be dismissed by many as junk DNA is back with a vengeance as growing data points to the importance of non coding RNAs (ncRNAs)
Agricultural Scientists Sequence Genome of Grass That Can Be a Biofuel Model Crop
Science & Tech  (tags: Agriculture, Genome, Grass, Biofuel Model Crop, science )

- 3052 days ago -
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and their colleagues at the Department of Energy (DOE) Joint Genome Institute have announced that they have completed sequencing the genome of a kind of wild grass that will enable researchers to shed light

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