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The fascinating fast moving world of bioinformatics scooped for BS2040. This scoop.it topic was formerly known as BS2064: Bioinformatics!
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Oldest human DNA yields more questions than answers - euronews

Oldest human DNA yields more questions than answers - euronews | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
euronews Oldest human DNA yields more questions than answers euronews Analysis of their DNA has helped place them on the human family tree – a tree which appears to have many more branches than we previously imagined.
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Saudi Arabia begins genome sequencing study - Labmate Online

Saudi Arabia begins genome sequencing study - Labmate Online | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
The Daily Star Saudi Arabia begins genome sequencing study Labmate Online "I'm excited that Saudi Arabia is taking a substantial step forward in sequencing genomes in their clinical healthcare," Doctor Birney continued, as reported by the news...
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BioPig: a Hadoop-based analytic toolkit for large-scale sequence data

BioPig: a Hadoop-based analytic toolkit for large-scale sequence data | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
RT @OlivierInizan: "BioPig: a Hadoop-based analytic toolkit for large-scale sequence data" http://t.co/1maFvgnBI5
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Researchers find a missing component in effort to create primitive, synthetic ... - EurekAlert (press release)

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FDA Tells 23andMe to Stop Offering Personal Genetics Test - MIT Technology Review

FDA Tells 23andMe to Stop Offering Personal Genetics Test - MIT Technology Review | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
The Guardian FDA Tells 23andMe to Stop Offering Personal Genetics Test MIT Technology Review For $99, 23andMe will analyze the DNA in a saliva sample for genetic traits related to ancestry information, physical characteristics, disease risk, and...
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Frederick Sanger, 95, Two-Time Winner of Nobel and Pioneer in Genetics, Dies - New York Times

Frederick Sanger, 95, Two-Time Winner of Nobel and Pioneer in Genetics, Dies - New York Times | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
The Guardian Frederick Sanger, 95, Two-Time Winner of Nobel and Pioneer in Genetics, Dies New York Times In 1980 he received his second Nobel, also in chemistry, for inventing a method of “reading” the molecular letters that make up the genetic code.
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A two-time Nobel prizewinner died on November 19th, aged 95 - The Economist

The Independent A two-time Nobel prizewinner died on November 19th, aged 95 The Economist NOBEL prizewinners are often modest about their achievements.
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Fresh call for universal police DNA database - WND.com

Fresh call for universal police DNA database - WND.com | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Fresh call for universal police DNA database WND.com (TELEGRAPH) — Belgium needs a universal DNA database to fight crime with samples to be taken from every newborn baby or foreigner who enters the country, a senior Belgian justice official has said.
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Collecting dna for babies to stop future crime.

universal DNA database to fight crime with samples to be taken from every newborn baby or foreigner who enters the country, a senior Belgian justice official has said.

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Phosphoinositide 3-Kinase δ Gene Mutation Predisposes to Respiratory Infection and Airway Damage

RT @EricTopol: Rare immunologic disease cracked by sequencing (exome) and may be Rx'd by cancer drug http://t.co/YwAi68GgQC @sciencemagazin…
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Microbe Breaks Down Lignin, Improves Biofuel Production - Daily Fusion

Microbe Breaks Down Lignin, Improves Biofuel Production - Daily Fusion | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Microbe Breaks Down Lignin, Improves Biofuel Production Daily Fusion “Using a combination of transcriptomics and proteomics we observed the anaerobe Enterobacter lignolyticus SCF1 as it grows on lignin,” says Blake Simmons, a chemical engineer who...
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Peer Review: Cornell Project Team: Genetically Engineered Machines - Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun (blog)

Peer Review: Cornell Project Team: Genetically Engineered Machines - Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun (blog) | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun (blog) Peer Review: Cornell Project Team: Genetically Engineered Machines Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun (blog) The International Genetically Engineered Machine competition challenges students with...
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Newly Discovered Protist Suggests Evolutionary Answers, Questions - Science Daily (press release)

Newly Discovered Protist Suggests Evolutionary Answers, Questions - Science Daily (press release) | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Newly Discovered Protist Suggests Evolutionary Answers, Questions Science Daily (press release) His work continues in the MSU biological sciences' Evolutionary Protistology Laboratory, also known on campus as Brown's Lab.
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Predicting cancer's next move - Medical Xpress

Predicting cancer's next move - Medical Xpress | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Predicting cancer's next move Medical Xpress This large-scale screen was conducted using the Open Reading Frame (ORF) gene expression library developed by the Broad's RNAi Platform and Dana-Farber's Center for Cancer Systems Biology.
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DNA Testing Company Won't Offer Health Information Anymore - Science AAAS

DNA Testing Company Won't Offer Health Information Anymore - Science  AAAS | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
ExtremeTech DNA Testing Company Won't Offer Health Information Anymore Science AAAS The company 23andMe will no longer provide health information to people who purchase its DNA testing kit, it announced last night.The change was "to comply with...
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PLOS ONE: Quantifying Reproducibility in Computational Biology: The Case of the Tuberculosis Drugome

PLOS ONE: Quantifying Reproducibility in Computational Biology: The Case of the Tuberculosis Drugome | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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Stem Cell and Cybrid Controversy

Stem Cell and Cybrid Controversy | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
A cybrid is the fusion of DNA from a human with an animal egg that has essentially been 'emptied.' The lifting of the ban is a controversial measure.
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Scientists re-imagine how genomes are assembled - Phys.Org

Scientists re-imagine how genomes are assembled - Phys.Org | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Scientists re-imagine how genomes are assembled Phys.Org "The ability of next-generation sequencing technologies to produce hundreds of millions of short reads of DNA sequences has been an incredible boon for biomedical researchers," said Dr.
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FDA Orders Genetic Testing Firm to Stop Marketing DNA Analysis Service - New York Times

FDA Orders Genetic Testing Firm to Stop Marketing DNA Analysis Service - New York Times | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
New York Times FDA Orders Genetic Testing Firm to Stop Marketing DNA Analysis Service New York Times In a crackdown on genetic testing that is offered directly to consumers, the Food and Drug Administration has demanded that 23andMe immediately...
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Ancient Neanderthal Viruses Found in Modern Human DNA - Nature World News

Ancient Neanderthal Viruses Found in Modern Human DNA - Nature World News | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Nature World News Ancient Neanderthal Viruses Found in Modern Human DNA Nature World News About 8 percent of human DNA is made of endogenous retroviruses (ERVs), which are DNA sequences from viruses that pass from generation to generation.
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Scientists discover gene associated with high risk of severe childhood asthma. - News-Medical.net

Scientists discover gene associated with high risk of severe childhood asthma. - News-Medical.net | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Scientists discover gene associated with high risk of severe childhood asthma. News-Medical.net The study team performed a genome-wide association study (GWAS) on DNA from Danish national health registries and the Danish National Screening Biobank.
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Ancient, Modern DNA Tell Story of First Humans in the Americas - Science Daily (press release)

Ancient, Modern DNA Tell Story of First Humans in the Americas - Science Daily (press release) | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Science World Report Ancient, Modern DNA Tell Story of First Humans in the Americas Science Daily (press release) ... DNA Tell Story of First Humans in the Americas. Nov.
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DNA hint of European origin for dogs

DNA hint of European origin for dogs | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
The results of a DNA study suggest that dogs were domesticated in Europe. (DNA hint of European origin for dogs http://t.co/ut62ifgDrZ)
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Penn Produces Graphene Nanoribbons With Nanopores for Fast DNA Sequencing - Penn: Office of University Communications

Penn Produces Graphene Nanoribbons With Nanopores for Fast DNA Sequencing - Penn: Office of University Communications | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Penn Produces Graphene Nanoribbons With Nanopores for Fast DNA Sequencing Penn: Office of University Communications Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have now made an advance towards realizing a new sequencing technique based on...
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Better batteries through biology? - ScienceBlog.com (blog)

Better batteries through biology? - ScienceBlog.com (blog) | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Better batteries through biology? ScienceBlog.com (blog) He says this “novel approach … not only provides new insights for lithium-air batteries,” but also “the template introduced in this work is also readily adaptable for other catalytic...
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Biotech boom brings new medicines and biofuels but fears about GM remain - The Guardian

Biotech boom brings new medicines and biofuels but fears about GM remain - The Guardian | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
The Guardian Biotech boom brings new medicines and biofuels but fears about GM remain The Guardian Some believe this kind of work marks the beginning of a third industrial revolution – one based on using living systems as "bio-factories" for...
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