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Gene To Correct Mutations That Cause Genetic Disorders

A team of researchers has developed a CRISPR-based gene editor, C-to-G Base Editor (CGBE), to correct mutations that cause genetic disorders. One in seventeen...

Gene Implicated In Type Of Childhood Cancer Identified

Researchers have identified that a chromosome instability gene -- USP24 -- is frequently missing in pediatric patients with neuroblastoma, an aggressive form of childhood...

New Technology Enables Predictive Design Of Engineered Human Cells

Researchers have developed a design-driven process that uses parts from a very different kind of toolkit to build complex genetic circuits for cellular engineering. According...

How Longevity Gene Protects Brain Stem Cells From Stress

A gene linked to unusually long lifespans in humans protects brain stem cells from the harmful effects of stress, according to a new study....

Gene That May Decrease Likelihood Of Developing Alcoholic Cirrhosis Identified

Alcoholic cirrhosis can happen after years of drinking too much alcohol. Now, a team of researchers has discovered a gene via one of the...

Video Shows People Casually Discussing Gene Editing

A new video that shows people casually discussing gene editing and designer babies is making waves because of who posted it: the government-funded group...

Researchers Identify Gene Associated with Sudden Death in Epilepsy

Researchers have identified a gene associated with sudden death in epilepsy. Usually, it is believed that the patient had a seizure that killed them. But...

Baby Gene Experiment Foolish and Dangerous: Experts

The first people to be gene-edited -- a pair of baby twin girls -- may have been mutated in a way that shortens life...

Know Which Gene in Your Body Could Help Brain Heal Itself After A Stroke

Researchers have found that a gene could help the brain heal itself after a stroke or any other head-related injuries. The study, published in Cell...

Gene Triggering Antibiotic Reaction Risk Identified, Says Study

Researchers have identified a gene that increases the risk of a severe and potentially life-threatening reaction to the commonly prescribed antibiotic vancomycin. Vancomycin, used to treat serious...

New Gene Responsible For Rare Genetic Hair Loss Discovered

Researchers have deciphered a new gene responsible for a rare form of genetic hair loss condition. Hypotrichosis simplex occurs without other abnormalities. In infancy, fine hair tends to...

Gene Therapy Wins Big at Portugal’s Champalimaud Foundation

Seven scientists in the United States and Britain who have come up with a revolutionary gene therapy cure for a rare genetic form of...

Multi-gene Test May Help to Diagnose The Risk of Heart Disease, Diabetes And More

You know your cholesterol, your blood pressure ... your heart gene score? Researchers say a new way of analyzing genetic test data may one...

Research: Gene Linked to Hair Loss May Improve Cancer Treatment

Scientists have found that a gene associated with autoimmune hair loss disorder may also help improve cancer immunotherapy -- treatment that uses body's own...

Baby Turtle Turns Into a Male, Adding Fresh Dimensions to Temperature-Dependent Sex Determination Theory

Inching closer to cracking the 50-year-old puzzle of how temperature turns baby turtles male or female, researchers have uncovered a molecular link that connects...

Scientists Discover a Genetic Variant that can Suppress the desire of Drinking Alcohol

New York, November 29, 2016: In a step that could lead to development of drugs to regulate alcohol consumption, researchers have identified a gene variant...

Blocking a gene may prevent heart diseases: Study

Toronto: Blocking the expression of a gene may help prevent illnesses linked to excessive fat in blood such as cardiovascular and pancreatic diseases, says...

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Study: People Likely To Rely More On Algorithms Than Humans

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