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Top Ten Bioindustry Trends for 2015 - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Top Ten Bioindustry Trends for 2015 - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Life sciences set to blossom under impact of transformative technologies.
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It will be interesting to see how these technologies develop over the next few years and whether governments and individuals will eventually accept them
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Controversial DNA startup wants to let customers create creatures - SFGate

Controversial DNA startup wants to let customers create creatures - SFGate | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
In Austen Heinz’s vision of the future, customers tinker with the genetic codes of plants and animals and even design new creatures on a computer.
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Hmmm. What would we create given an unlimited pallette.
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Quick Sourdough Bread - Overnight - for Your Bread Machine

Quick Sourdough Bread - Overnight - for Your Bread Machine | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Moist, delicious sourdough bread
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Is genetic engineering a doomed effort to reinvent nature's wheel?

Is genetic engineering a doomed effort to reinvent nature's wheel? | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Much GMO research is just walking roads that evolution already tried. Is gene-splicing a dead end and should scientists just move on?
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HIV evolving 'into milder form'

HIV evolving 'into milder form' | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
HIV is evolving to become less deadly and less infectious as it spends more time infecting people, according to a major scientific study.
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DNA Replication Process [3D Animation]

See an organised list of all the animations: http://doctorprodigious.wordpress.com/hd-animations/
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Of Good Horses and Bad Science – The Los Angeles Review of Books

Of Good Horses and Bad Science – The Los Angeles Review of Books | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
STEVE JONES, a former geneticist at the Galton Laboratory (University College London) is one of the foremost popular science writers and presenters in Great Britain.
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Human brainwaves light up mouse genes

Human brainwaves light up mouse genes | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Implant uses the human brain’s electrical activity to control gene expression in mice using flashes of light.
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Genetics of the Pig Tapeworm in Madagascar Reveal a History of Human Dispersal and Colonization

Genetics of the Pig Tapeworm in Madagascar Reveal a History of Human Dispersal and Colonization | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | 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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Canada to ship experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Canada to ship experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO - Las Vegas Review-Journal | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
The Canadian government said it will start shipping its experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization on Monday for possible use in the West African countries hardest hit by the outbreak.
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Human speech gene can speed learning in mice - Science Now

Human speech gene can speed learning in mice - Science Now | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Science Now Human speech gene can speed learning in mice Science Now As a uniquely human trait, language has long baffled evolutionary biologists.
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Zebrafish genes linked to human respiratory diseases - Medical Xpress

Zebrafish genes linked to human respiratory diseases - Medical Xpress | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Medical Xpress Zebrafish genes linked to human respiratory diseases Medical Xpress Scientists from A*STAR's Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) have identified hundreds of novel genes in the zebrafish that could be functionally identical...
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The women with super-human vision

The women with super-human vision | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
A tiny group of people can see ‘invisible’ colours that no-one else can perceive, discovers David Robson. How do they do it?
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Genetically Modified Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire - Popular Science

Popular Science Genetically Modified Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire Popular Science For 25 years, Powell and his colleague Charles Maynard have been using genetic engineering methods to try to revive the American chestnut tree.
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Genetics of Human Circadian Rhythms and Sleep

Genetics of Human Circadian Rhythms and Sleep | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
By studying families with sleep/wake disorders, Fu and Ptáček have shown that mutations that cause changes in the phosphorylation or acylation of the PER2 protein are responsible for regulating circadian rhythms.
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The fine-tuning of human color perception

The fine-tuning of human color perception | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
The evolution of trichromatic color vision in humans occurred by first switching from the ability to detect UV light to blue light (between 80-30 MYA) and then by adding green-sensitivity...
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Study finds genetic clue to menopause-like condition in young women - HealthCanal.com

Study finds genetic clue to menopause-like condition in young women - HealthCanal.com | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Study finds genetic clue to menopause-like condition in young women
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"Great Surprise"—Native Americans Have West Eurasian Origins

"Great Surprise"—Native Americans Have West Eurasian Origins | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Nearly one-third of Native American genes come from west Eurasian peoples with ties to the Middle East and Europe, according to the oldest human genome yet sequenced, a new study says.
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The Search for Exceptional Genomes - MIT Technology Review

The Search for Exceptional Genomes - MIT Technology Review | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
They walk among us. Natural experiments, living ordinary lives, unaware that their genes may hold the clue to the next superdrug.
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Researchers Convert Human Skin Cells into Sensory Neurons

Researchers Convert Human Skin Cells into Sensory Neurons | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Researchers have developed a new technique which allows them to convert human skin cells into sensory neurons, a new study reports.
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a step towards personalised treatment
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Fear VS Fear: What’s worse, acrylamide or genetic engineering? - American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)

Fear VS Fear: What’s worse, acrylamide or genetic engineering? - American Council on Science and Health (ACSH) | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
RT @AgBioWorld: Fear VS Fear: What’s worse, acrylamide or genetic engineering? http://t.co/BL1WUrnS1x http://t.co/rKD9Eq9Oud
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This is how we genetically transformed tomatoes over the past 10,000 years

This is how we genetically transformed tomatoes over the past 10,000 years | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
FreshPlaza is the number one portal for the fresh produce industry, offering the latest news, job advertisements, pricewatch, and photo albums
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Plaques, Tangles Form on Cue in 3D Alzheimer's ...

Plaques, Tangles Form on Cue in 3D Alzheimer's ... | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Gel-based, three-dimensional culture system replicates course of Alzheimer's disease, confirms amyloid hypothesis and identifies potential drug target.
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Life Identical - Get Genetically Enchanced!

Sign up to have your genetics enhanced by a shady human cloning company: http://t.co/YcKldjQAYI
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creepy!!!!
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Can Genetic Engineering Save the Florida Orange?

Can Genetic Engineering Save the Florida Orange? | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Genetically modified oranges resist a disease that's destroying Florida's groves. But will Americans drink the juice? (Can Genetic Engineering Save the Florida Orange?
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