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Washington, December 3 (ANI): A new research has suggested that it may be possible to alter faulty genes of future generations by introducing new, functioning genes using "designer sperm".
Washington, Dec 03 (ANI): A team of biologists has revealed that the Burmese python's ability to ramp up its metabolism and enlarge its organs to swallow and digest prey whole can be traced to unusually rapid evolution and specialized adaptations of its genes and the way they work.
Melbourne, Nov 28 (ANI): A new study has revealed that children are more likely to have weight problems if their fathers are overweight at conception.
Blame your genes for your excessive boozing Nov 27, 10:35 am
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a gene that regulates alcohol consumption and when faulty can cause excessive drinking. They have also identified the mechanism underlying this phenomenon.
Gene mutation linked to risk of eating disorders Nov 25, 10:59 am
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): Researchers have identified two gene mutations that appear to be associated with an increased risk of developing eating disorders, which are disturbing and often-heartbreaking ailments that are relatively common, mostly among younger women.
New targets to help treat Parkinson's disease identified Nov 25, 10:00 am
Washington, Nov. 25 (ANI): Researchers have used RNA interference (RNAi) - a natural process occurring in cells that helps regulate genes - to reveal dozens of genes which could represent new therapeutic targets for treating Parkinson's disease.
Gene expression in male and female brains explains sex differences in brain disorders Nov 24, 10:07 am
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Researchers have shown that there are widespread differences in how genes, the basic building blocks of the human body, are expressed in men and women's brains.
Just two Y genes needed to help men become dads Nov 22, 2:52 pm
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Researchers have described their effort to identify the minimum Y chromosome contribution required to generate a healthy first generation mouse, capable of reproducing a second generation on its own without further technological intervention.
Blame your genes for your alcoholism Nov 22, 10:40 am
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): New studies of families and twins have found evidence that genetics plays an important role in the development of alcoholism.
Protein coding 'junk genes' key to understanding cancer Nov 18, 9:39 am
Washington, Nov. 18 (ANI): Researchers have found close to one hundred novel human gene regions that code for proteins and a number of these regions are so-called pseudogenes, which may be linked to cancer.
Main genes responsible for asthma attacks in kids identified Nov 18, 9:08 am
Washington, Nov. 18 (ANI): Researchers have identified the genes that put some kids at severe risk of serious asthma attacks, including one not previously suspected of having any hand in the disease.
Stepparents 'not always evil to stepchildren' Nov 18, 9:08 am
Washington, Nov. 18 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that that the so-called "Cinderella effect" - which states that it is biologically inevitable that parents care less for stepchildren because they do not spread their genes - may not be true all the time.
Skin colour variation in Indians linked to genetic diversity Nov 9, 10:34 am
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): An international team of scientists took skin colour measurements from local residents in India to quantify the range and extent of variation in skin pigmentation phenotype and found that one of the important pigmentation genes; SLC24A5, plays a key role in skin pigmentation variation among South Asians.
Chronic stress' effects can be traced to your genes Nov 6, 11:14 am
Washington, Nov. 6 (ANI): A new study has showed that chronic stress alters gene activity in immune cells before they reach the bloodstream.
Blame your genes for your aging brain Nov 5, 11:19 am
Washington, Nov. 5 (ANI): Researchers have showed that the decline in brain function in normal aging is influenced by genes.
Diabetic women under 60 at higher risk of heart disease Nov 1, 10:03 am
Washington, Nov. 1 (ANI): Researchers including an Indian origin scientist has found that young and middle-aged women suffering from type 2 diabetes are at increased greater risk of developing coronary artery disease than previously believed.
11 new Alzheimer's genes to target for drug discovered Oct 28, 10:48 am
Washington, Oct. 28 (ANI): Researchers have identified 11 new regions of the genome that contribute to late-onset Alzheimer's disease, doubling the number of potential genetics-based therapeutic targets to investigate.
New 'one-two punch' system kills breast cancer tumour cells Oct 27, 9:56 am
Washington, Oct. 27 (ANI): MIT chemical engineers have designed nanoparticles that can carry the cancer drug doxorubicin, as well as short strands of RNA that can shut off one of the genes that breast cancer cells use to escape the drug.
Kiwifruit's DNA reveals similarity to potatoes and tomatoes Oct 26, 11:00 am
Washington, Oct. 26 (ANI): A new study that decoded the DNA sequence of the kiwifruit has revealed that it has many genetic similarities between its 39,040 genes and other plant species, including potatoes and tomatoes.
Blame your genes for obesity Oct 25, 11:27 am
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a new genetic cause of severe obesity which, although relatively rare, demonstrates for the first time that genes can reduce basal metabolic rate.
How sleep loss adversely affects immune system Oct 24, 11:21 am
Washington, Oct. 24 (ANI): Researchers have identified the genes that are most susceptible to sleep deprivation and are examining if these genes are involved in the regulation of the immune system.
'Engineered' suicide genes offer new hope for transplants Oct 22, 12:08 pm
London, Oct. 22 (ANI): Doctors have for the first time given kids' life-saving transplants of immune cells, engineered to carry suicide genes in case things go wrong.
Genetic errors in 12 major types of cancer identified Oct 17, 4:25 pm
Washington, Oct. 17 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that after studying 12 major types of cancer, they have discovered 127 frequently mutated genes that seem to force the development and progression of a range of tumors in the body.
Washington, Oct. 14 (ANI): Researchers have created a comprehensive database that matches thousands of disease genes with approved or experimental drugs that target those genes.
New genetic pathways involved in bladder cancer identified Oct 14, 11:26 am
Washington, Oct. 14 (ANI): A new study has identified new genetic pathways and new genes involved in bladder cancer.
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