Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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Tag: Genomics

This New Alzheimer’s Test Looks Beyond a Single Problem Gene

America is entering a period that may one day be known as The Great Forgetting. Alzheimer's, a disease defined as much by the accumulation...

To Protect Genetic Privacy, Encrypt Your DNA

In 2007, DNA pioneer James Watson became the first person to have his entire genome sequenced-making all of his 6 billion base pairs publicly...

Heart Disease Is the Number One Killer of Americans. A New...

Genetic testing firm Color Genomics has been focused on cancer, the number two cause of death in America. But the upstart is now spreading...

10 Unusual Genetic Mutations in Humans

No two people are alike, due to the subtly different ways our genomes are expressed. But sometimes these biological differences lead to genetic mutations...

Should cash-strapped NHS pay for unproven gene sequencing?

The UK wants to make genomics a central part of healthcare, but we don't yet know enough about our genes to be sure...

A gene testing revolution for the NHS could be a costly...

The UK wants to make genomics a central part of healthcare, but we don't yet know enough about our genes to be sure...

Next Phase of High-Tech Crops: Editing Their Genes

Monsanto Co. is opening its next chapter in genetic technology-and may face tougher competition.The St. Louis company is investing in gene editing in...

Personalized Medicine Is Here

The Food and Drug Administration recently approved 10 of the personal-genomics company 23andMe's screening tests for genetic health risks, including one for Alzheimer's and...

Key Mutations Show How Tibetans Thrive at High Elevations

At altitudes of 15,000 feet, Tibetans live in environments that would incapacitate most humans. New research has uncovered several genetic mutations that appear to...

Genomic analysis technologies: past, present and future

Can you please give a brief history of Illumina?Illumina was founded in 1998. It was based on technology invented by Dr. David Walt that...