Tag Archives: Genetics

A genetic discovery

In a collaborative study, led by University College London (UCL) in partnership with Imperial College London, two institutes set out to    ... more

Genetic data storage

In human beings and other organisms, there is a hereditary material in each cell known as deoxyribonucleic acid or DNA as    ... more

Longest living cell

A new study has highlighted how a single neuron contains a record of thousands of genetic mutations and these may be    ... more

A mammoth task

A team of researchers at the University of Chicago carried out the first in-depth analysis of the woolly mammoth genome recently.    ... more

Getting a fix on DNA

A team of researchers at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, led by Professor Vasily M. Studitsky has found an entirely new    ... more

A wider frame of mind

The most comprehensive evidence to date of schizophrenia’s causes has been produced by an international team of scientists led by researchers    ... more

Refreshing the memory

According to new research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), memories that have “vanished” through amnesia might now possibly be restored.    ... more

Age before science

Scientists may have learned how to reverse human ageing. Researchers from the Salk Institute in the US and the Chinese Academy    ... more

A therapeutic approach

Experts are teaming up to preserve promising gene-editing style approaches to therapeutic research. Specifically, scientists are encouraging a discussion to decide    ... more

Throwing genetics through a loop

Researchers at Harvard University recently constructed the first ever high-resolution, 3-D map of the folded genome. Informally referred to as the    ... more

Cracking the genetic code

Humanity has come a long way since the first animal came out of the sea and walked on land. It has    ... more

Unlocking health benefits

As a method of saving lives, medicine’s history stretches backwards in time by millennia. More recently, its intertwining relationship with modern    ... more

Enter the tomato

British research seemed to recently taken a step towards putting genetically modified food onto supermarket shelves. More specifically: putting purple tomatoes    ... more

Medical breakthrough of the year 2013

Voted breakthrough of the year by the Washington-based journal Science, a potential revolution in cancer treatment that involves harnessing the body’s    ... more