Monday, October 21, 2019
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Researchers find cause of rare, fatal disease that turns babies’ lips...

CINCINNATI--Scientists used a gene editing method called CRISPR/Cas9 to generate mice that faithfully mimic a fatal respiratory disorder in newborn infants that...

Scientists Say They Can Recreate Living Dinosaurs Within the Next Few...

Don't we already know how this movie's going to end?In a potentially terrifying case of life imitating art, the renowned paleontologist who served...

Researchers identify compounds that starve melanoma cancer cells of energy

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Researchers at Oregon State University and Oregon Health & Science University have found a possible counterpunch to the drug resistance of...

Dark centers of chromosomes reveal ancient DNA

Geneticists exploring the dark heart of the human genome have discovered big chunks of Neanderthal and other ancient DNA. The results open...

Drug boosts growth in youngsters with most common form of dwarfism,...

A groundbreaking drug that helps regulate bone development has boosted growth rates in children with achondroplasia - the most common type of dwarfism -...

Balancing data protection and research needs in the age of the...

Scientific journals and funding bodies often require researchers to deposit individual genetic data from studies in research repositories in order to increase data sharing...

Genetic study of the causes of excess liver iron may lead...

High levels of iron in the liver are linked to a number of serious health conditions including cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure and cardiovascular...

Identifying the risk of recurrence of developmental disorder in future pregnancies

Having a child with a developmental disorder can cause parents to worry about the outcome of further pregnancies. In cases where the genetic mutation...

Discovery of new mutations may lead to better treatment

Developmental disorders are neurologically-based conditions that affect the acquisition of specific skills such as attention, memory, language and social interaction. Although they have a...

Noninvasive prenatal diagnosis for fetal sickle cell disease moves a step...

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a form of anaemia that is inherited when both parents are carriers of a mutation in the haemoglobin gene....