Illuminating dark matter in human DNA
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Illuminating dark matter in human DNA

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 public domain University of California San Diego researchers have created a single-cell chromatin Atlas for the human genome.
DNA analysis confirms 2,000-year-old sustainable fishing practices of Tsleil-Waututh Nation
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DNA analysis confirms 2,000-year-old sustainable fishing practices of Tsleil-Waututh Nation

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Simon Fraser University has released a new study that shows ancient Indigenous fishing techniques can be used today to
Lawsuit Claims That Subway “Tuna” Contains Extremely Weird DNA
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Lawsuit Claims That Subway “Tuna” Contains Extremely Weird DNA

Did you remember when Subway sold tuna salad as a sandwich? A lawsuit claimed that DNA testing failed to detect tuna. This prompted a furious
Neutrons take a deep dive into water networks surrounding DNA
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Neutrons take a deep dive into water networks surrounding DNA

Researchers at Vanderbilt University used neutrons from ORNL to discover hydrogen bonding patterns between water molecules and DNA (shown in the
'Useless Specks of Dust' Turn Out to Be Building Blocks of All Vertebrate Genomes
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'Useless Specks of Dust' Turn Out to Be Building Blocks of All Vertebrate Genomes

They were initially thought to be specks on a microscope slide. A new study has shown that microchromosomes, a small chromosome that is found in
Physicists discover how particles self-assemble
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Physicists discover how particles self-assemble

Scientists have discovered that DNA molecules can self-organize into adhesive patches when given instructions. These findings provide a proof of
Newly Developed DNA Technique Confirms Identity of Sitting Bull's Great-Grandson
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Newly Developed DNA Technique Confirms Identity of Sitting Bull's Great-Grandson

The claim of a man to be the great-grandson Sitting Bull was confirmed by DNA from the scalp lock. This is the first time that genetic evidence has
New gene-editing technique offers scientists ability to 'turn on' enzymes that cause DNA base mutations
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New gene-editing technique offers scientists ability to 'turn on' enzymes that cause DNA base mutations

3D-model DNA Credit: Michael Strck/Wikimedia/ GNU Free Documentation License According to research at the Perelman school of medicine at the
Human species who lived 500,000 years ago named as Homo bodoensis
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Human species who lived 500,000 years ago named as Homo bodoensis

Researchers announced the naming Homo Boensis, a new species of human ancestor. Scientists believe that the species was present in Africa around
Living descendant of Sitting Bull confirmed by analysis of DNA from the legendary leader’s hair.
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Living descendant of Sitting Bull confirmed by analysis of DNA from the legendary leader’s hair.

DNA taken from Sitting Bull's scalp lock has confirmed a man's claim that he is the great-grandson and great-granddaughter of Native American leader