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DNA project aims to count Scots redheads - BBC News

DNA project aims to count Scots redheads - BBC News | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
BBC NewsDNA project aims to count Scots redheadsBBC NewsA project is being launched which aims to find out how many people in Scotland carry the red hair gene.
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US Biologist Suggests Sending DNA Sequencing Machine To Mars - Eurasia Review

US Biologist Suggests Sending DNA Sequencing Machine To Mars - Eurasia Review | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
US Biologist Suggests Sending DNA Sequencing Machine To MarsEurasia ReviewProminent US biologist Craig Venter, decoder of the human genome, has suggested sending a DNA sequencing machine to Mars to search for ancient microorganisms.
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Findings from international genomics project describe variations among ethnic ... - HealthCanal.com

Daily MailFindings from international genomics project describe variations among ethnic ...HealthCanal.comDo I have the gene sequence responsible for my mother's cancer? Will I be as tall as my uncle?
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Myriad Genetics Refuses To Share Breast and Ovarian Cancer Data ...

Myriad Genetics Refuses To Share Breast and Ovarian Cancer Data ... | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Recent reports revealed that Myriad Genetics has rejected the plea to share vast information regarding breast cancer and ovarian cancers with researchers. The company, which is the biggest seller of genetic tests, BRCA1/2, ...
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MicrobiologyBytes » Blog Archive Viruses Act Like 'Self-Packing Suitcases' » MicrobiologyBytes | Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca

MicrobiologyBytes » Blog Archive Viruses Act Like 'Self-Packing Suitcases' » MicrobiologyBytes | Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Researchers have identified a crucial stage in the replication of picornaviruses by observing at a single-molecule level how the virus genome that forms the cor...
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Hurdles Still Exist In Genomic Nanopore Sequencing - RedOrbit

Hurdles Still Exist In Genomic Nanopore Sequencing - RedOrbit | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
RedOrbitHurdles Still Exist In Genomic Nanopore SequencingRedOrbitWith the introduction of the idea of nanopore sequencing first being proposed in the mid 1990's, huge advances have been made in this burgeoning technology.
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Genetic error linked to rare disease that causes chronic respiratory infections - Medical Xpress

Genetic error linked to rare disease that causes chronic respiratory infections - Medical Xpress | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Genetic error linked to rare disease that causes chronic respiratory infectionsMedical XpressThe new discovery, by a team at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, is reported online in the American Journal of Human Genetics.
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Producers embrace sheep DNA testing - Stock and Land

Producers embrace sheep DNA testing - Stock and Land | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Producers embrace sheep DNA testingStock and LandThe Genomics Pilot Project offers three DNA testing programs: a SNP test for parentage at $17/test; a SNP test for Merino poll/horn for $17/test; and the 50k SNP test for prediction of genomic...
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Carnegie Mellon Students Compete in International Genetically Engineered ... - India Education Diary

Carnegie Mellon Students Compete in International Genetically Engineered ...India Education Diary...
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The $1000 Genome is here – are we ready? - Scientific American (blog)

The $1000 Genome is here – are we ready? - Scientific American (blog) | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Scientific American (blog)The $1000 Genome is here – are we ready?
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Mosquito genetics `may offer clues to malaria control` - Zee News

Mosquito genetics `may offer clues to malaria control` - Zee News | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Zee NewsMosquito genetics `may offer clues to malaria control`Zee NewsThe discovery could have implications for malaria control by enabling researchers to detect and target specific genetic changes associated with the capacity to transmit a parasite.
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Researchers decipher genetic combinations that increase risk of breast cancer ... - Haaretz

Researchers decipher genetic combinations that increase risk of breast cancer ... - Haaretz | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
HaaretzResearchers decipher genetic combinations that increase risk of breast cancer ...HaaretzIn the study, which was published this month in the scientific journal Nature Genetics, the researchers described genetic scans done in six different regions...
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The genetics of HIV-1 resistance - Science Codex

The genetics of HIV-1 resistance - Science Codex | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
The genetics of HIV-1 resistanceScience CodexDrug resistance is a major problem when treating infections. This problem is multiplied when the infection, like HIV-1, is chronic.
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Drug That Repairs Faulty DNA Approved, Changing Medicine Forever - Health Aim

Drug That Repairs Faulty DNA Approved, Changing Medicine Forever - Health Aim | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Health AimDrug That Repairs Faulty DNA Approved, Changing Medicine ForeverHealth AimOn Friday, regulators approved the western world's first therapy that is able to correct errors in the genetic code of a person.
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New Genetic Links for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Uncovered - Bioscience Technology

New Genetic Links for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Uncovered - Bioscience Technology | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Harvard GazetteNew Genetic Links for Inflammatory Bowel Disease UncoveredBioscience TechnologyCrohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) – inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract – have puzzled the scientific community for decades.
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Nanopore DNA sequencing inches closer to commercial debut - PhysicsToday.org

Nanopore DNA sequencing inches closer to commercial debut - PhysicsToday.org | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Nanopore DNA sequencing inches closer to commercial debutPhysicsToday.org“I've been deeply skeptical of the nanopore approach over the years, but now I'm more optimistic than I've ever been,” says Stanford University biophysicist Stephen Quake...
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SequenceServer: BLAST search made easy!

SequenceServer: BLAST search made easy! | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
SequenceServer: BLAST search made easy.http://t.co/G1yAaV0u #bioinformatics via @yeban #beroepsdeformatie...
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UK gov outlines computer science teaching plans | Game - Develop

UK gov outlines computer science teaching plans | Game - Develop | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
New course replacing axed ICT curriculum to be introduced in schools from September 2013.
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DNA folded into shapes offers alternative gene delivery vehicle - Nanowerk LLC

DNA folded into shapes offers alternative gene delivery vehicle - Nanowerk LLC | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Nanowerk LLCDNA folded into shapes offers alternative gene delivery vehicleNanowerk LLCThis study, published in the Oct.
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Aphid attacks weaken genetic defenses in soybeans, may open door for other ... - Phys.Org

Aphid attacks weaken genetic defenses in soybeans, may open door for other ... - Phys.Org | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Aphid attacks weaken genetic defenses in soybeans, may open door for other ...Phys.OrgMacIntosh co-wrote the paper with Matthew Studham, a graduate student in the ISU Bioinformatics and Computational Biology program.
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Gila monsters getting DNA swab treatment - Arizona Daily Star

Gila monsters getting DNA swab treatment - Arizona Daily Star | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Gila monsters getting DNA swab treatmentArizona Daily StarResearchers at Saguaro National Park are going where few scientists have been brave enough to go before - into the mouths of Gila monsters.
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Chromosome 3p21.1 locus contains common genetic risk for bipolar disorder - News-Medical.net

Chromosome 3p21.1 locus contains common genetic risk for bipolar disorderNews-Medical.netScientists at King's College London, Institute of Psychiatry have now performed one of the largest ever genetic replication studies of bipolar affective...
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EDUCATION: Lecturer untangles mysteries of DNA - North County Times

EDUCATION: Lecturer untangles mysteries of DNA - North County Times | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
EDUCATION: Lecturer untangles mysteries of DNANorth County TimesWith graphics showing molecular images and popular restaurant fare, University of San Diego physics professor Rae Anderson discussed the physics of entangled DNA with Cal State San...
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Online open human genomic data sets - Discover Magazine (blog)

Discover Magazine (blog)Online open human genomic data setsDiscover Magazine (blog)... a lot of data available for the public. Zack Ajmal has posted on most of them at some point. Feel free to post links to others in the comments.
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Novel DNA architecture for nanotechnology - Nanowerk LLC

Novel DNA architecture for nanotechnologyNanowerk LLCDNA is nature's biological molecule with the highest content of genetic information.
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