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Dopamine-Receptor Gene Variant Linked To Human Longevity

Dopamine-Receptor Gene Variant Linked To Human Longevity | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
A variant of a gene associated with active personality traits in humans seems to also be involved with living a longer life, UC Irvine and other researchers have found.This derivative o (Dopamine-Receptor Gene Variant Linked To Human Longevity
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How to write a cover letter | Examples Of Resumes

How to write a cover letter | Examples Of Resumes | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Writing a letter is not as easy as you think. Apart from style and formatting, you must first learn about the company and meet the needs of the job (experience, skills) outlined in the job offer.
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Tracing the Route of Modern Humans out of Africa by Using 225 Human Genome Sequences from Ethiopians and Egyptians: The American Journal of Human Genetics

Tracing the Route of Modern Humans out of Africa by Using 225 Human Genome Sequences from Ethiopians and Egyptians: The American Journal of Human Genetics | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
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Is CRISPR gene editing advanced enough to warrant human testing? - Genetic Literacy Project

Is CRISPR gene editing advanced enough to warrant human testing? - Genetic Literacy Project | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Some experts say CRISPR-edited humans could be here in 5 years, but scientists are quickly moving to self-regulate experimentation with human embryos. Is stopping the research the right thing to do?
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Researchers train computers to identify gene interactions in human tissues

Researchers train computers to identify gene interactions in human tissues | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Researchers have trained a computer to crunch big biomedical data in order to recognize how genes work together in human tissues.
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The Microbiome for Gastroenterologists - Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News

The Microbiome for Gastroenterologists - Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News The Microbiome for Gastroenterologists Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News Although 16S rRNA is helpful in the identification of bacteria, it provides no information on genetic structure and function—information...
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Critics Lash Out At Chinese Scientists Who Edited DNA In Human Embryos

Critics Lash Out At Chinese Scientists Who Edited DNA In Human Embryos | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
By editing the genes in embryos in the lab, Chinese scientists showed that it's possible to change hereditary traits that cause a blood disorder. But the work also created unintended mutations.
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Virus hiding in our genome protects early human embryos - life - 20 April 2015 - New Scientist

Virus hiding in our genome protects early human embryos - life - 20 April 2015 - New Scientist | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
A viral stowaway in our DNA rebuffs other viruses and activates genes when embryos are days old, supporting the idea that viruses are our silent
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Dairy farms asked to consider breeding no-horn cows - Journal Review

Dairy farms asked to consider breeding no-horn cows - Journal Review | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Food manufacturers and restaurants are taking the dairy industry by the horns on an animal welfare issue that's long bothered activists but is little known to consumers: the painful removal of budding horn tissue from calves...
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Did Neurons Evolve Twice? - Quanta Magazine

Did Neurons Evolve Twice? - Quanta Magazine | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
The comb jelly, a primitive marine creature, is forcing scientists to rethink how animals got their start.
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Scientists "Delete" HIV Virus From Human DNA For The First Time

Scientists "Delete" HIV Virus From Human DNA For The First Time | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
'It's an exciting discovery, but not ready to go into the clinic,' said Dr Khalili. - Researchers Eliminate HIV Virus From Cultured Human Ce...
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Don't edit the human germ line - Nature.com

Don't edit the human germ line - Nature.com | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Heritable human genetic modifications pose serious risks, and the therapeutic benefits are tenuous, warn Edward Lanphier, Fyodor Urnov and colleagues.
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USDA Just Approved Apples That Don’t Turn Brown

USDA Just Approved Apples That Don’t Turn Brown | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
More genetic engineering headlines. USDA clears non-browning apples for consumer purchase http://t.co/A2ixsIN6Up and http://t.co/32Qn9jcikk
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Camouflage sheet inspired by octopus

Camouflage sheet inspired by octopus | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Basing their work on the techniques used by octopuses and cuttlefish, US engineers have produced a flexible, colour-changing material.
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Research into human body cell behaviour reveals interesting results

Research into human body cell behaviour reveals interesting results | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Researchers from Western Australia, Japan and Germany have collaborated to create the first map of cell-to-cell communication between the hundreds of cell types which make up our bodies.
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Bacteria in leaves make GM redundant for nitrogen fixing

Bacteria in leaves make GM redundant for nitrogen fixing | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
New research shows nitrogen-fixing bacteria living in the leaves of poplar trees could provide natural fertilizer for wide range of crops. Claire Robinson reports
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Europe's Languages Were Carried From the East, DNA Shows

Europe's Languages Were Carried From the East, DNA Shows | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Geneticists have uncovered evidence of a westward migration in Europe about 4,500 years ago—and that may explain a long-standing mystery about language.
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How I Got Converted to G.M.O. Food

How I Got Converted to G.M.O. Food | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
We can’t deny the science: Biotech works — for good.
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Row over human embryo gene editing - BBC News

Row over human embryo gene editing - BBC News | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
A controversial Chinese study that reveals genes in human embryos have been modified for the first time has reignited fierce scientific debate.
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Researchers Hope 'Super Bananas' Will Combat Vitamin A Deficiency

Researchers Hope 'Super Bananas' Will Combat Vitamin A Deficiency | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
If approved for cultivation, the genetically engineered fruit could revolutionize child health in much of the developing world
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Last surviving male northern white rhino is now under 24-hour guard

Last surviving male northern white rhino is now under 24-hour guard | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Sudan is guarded day and night by a group of rangers in Kenya who risk their lives on a daily basis as they try to keep the rhino from poachers lured by the thousands of pounds to be earned from ivory.
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Earliest African American Man Dated : DNews

Earliest African American Man Dated : DNews | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
A miniscule bit of DNA from an African American man now living in South Carolina has been traced back 338,000 years. ->
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Hopes grow for climate-proof beans

Hopes grow for climate-proof beans | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
A breakthrough in the development of temperature-resilient beans could help sustain a vital source of protein for millions of people around the globe.
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Jailbreaking yeast could amp up wine's health benefits, reduce...

Jailbreaking yeast could amp up wine's health benefits, reduce... | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Stay informed with the latest wine news, information and headlines from around the world. Read in-depth wine industry news, articles, and wine blogs
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McGill scientists show how nature controls animal size by growing ants that are twice their normal dimensions

McGill scientists show how nature controls animal size by growing ants that are twice their normal dimensions | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Canadian scientists have managed to double the size of experimental ants by unlocking the mystery of how an animal's environment affects how big it grows
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