Tuesday, July 23, 2019
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Scientists edge closer to root causes of multiple sclerosis

An international team of researchers led by the University of British Columbia has made a scientific advance they hope will lead to...

Study shakes up sloth family tree

Sloths once roamed the Americas, ranging from tiny, cat-sized animals that lived in trees all the way up to massive ground sloths...

Congress Is Debating-Again-Whether Genes Can Be Patented

In 2013, the Supreme Court unanimously struck down patents on two human genes-BRCA1 and BRCA2-associated with breast and ovarian cancers. Justice Clarence Thomas wrote...

Individuals who attempt suicide carry an increased genetic liability for depression,...

The largest genome wide association study (GWAS) to date on suicide attempt reveals that genetic liability to depression increases an individual's risk for suicide...

Telomere length unaffected by smoking

A new study has surprised the medical world, finding that smoking does not shorten the length of telomeres - a marker at the end...

First-ever spider glue genes sequenced, paving way to next biomaterials breakthrough

UMBC postdoctoral fellow Sarah Stellwagen and co-author Rebecca Renberg at the Army Research Lab have published the first-ever complete sequences of two genes...

Gene-edited babies may live shorter lives, analysis finds

tThe gene-editing technique CRISPR offers major benefits to humanity, but scientists don't believe the field is mature enough for widespread editing.tFor this reason, when...

Researchers first to develop models of ‘seeds and soil’ to combat...

Scientists at VCU Massey Cancer Center have identified key biological pathways that regulate the spread of tumor cells to vital organs. These findings...

Brains of children with epilepsy able to re-map after surgery to...

TORONTO, JUNE 4, 2019 - For children with severe epilepsy, surgery is the last resort used to prevent seizures but the treatment...

Association for Molecular Pathology expresses serious concerns with Congress’ attempt to...

ROCKVILLE, Md. - June 4, 2019 - The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP), the premier global, molecular diagnostic professional society, expressed serious concerns with...