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Nucleus Genomics announces $3.5M seed round for a fresh take on genetic tests

When COVID-19 closed down in 2020, Kian was one of the many students who found himself in his bedroom. He likes it that way. During those months at
When a Genetic Disorder Discovery Is Unwelcome News
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When a Genetic Disorder Discovery Is Unwelcome News

The processes in the lab are what it is related to. In clinical research, sample tubes labeled with bar code are double checked in multiple places
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The big idea: How much do we really want to know about our genes?

Ruby was at the till in the clothes shop. She asked the woman if she could try again in five minutes, after she recognised her voice as the genetic
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Whole genome sequencing could save NHS millions of pounds, study suggests

A study has shown that whole genome sequencing could help save the NHS millions of dollars. It was used to diagnose rare diseases in 25% of
Origins of Japanese and Turkish language family traced back 9000 years
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Origins of Japanese and Turkish language family traced back 9000 years

A proto-Transeurasian language may have been spoken by millet farmers who lived 9000 years ago in the area of north-east China. This language gave
Rare Genetic Mutation in Utah Family Traced Across Continents And Over Centuries
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Rare Genetic Mutation in Utah Family Traced Across Continents And Over Centuries

Scientists have found a rare genetic condition that runs in large families in Utah, dating back to the 1700s in Denmark. This dangerous genetic flaw
Genetic component of mountain chickadees' spatial memories identified
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Genetic component of mountain chickadees' spatial memories identified

Mountain Chickadee Credit: Vladimir Pravosudov (University of Nevada, Reno). Researchers have discovered that Mountain Chickadees possess a genetic
The Next Big Thing for RNA? Fixing Moldy Food
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The Next Big Thing for RNA? Fixing Moldy Food

Botrytis cinerea, out of all the fungi on the planet, is the one that keeps farmers awake at night. This gruesome fungus is omnivorous. The fungus
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Study into gene that affects Covid severity should be treated with caution

These statistics are shocking. The statistics are stark. In the second pandemic wave, people of Pakistani heritage were twice as likely to die due
'Genetic Goldmine' in Earth's Harshest Desert Could Be The Key to Feeding The Future
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'Genetic Goldmine' in Earth's Harshest Desert Could Be The Key to Feeding The Future

It is not an easy life in Chile's Atacama desert. This harsh desert is known for its hostile nature and reputation as the planet's most dry