Women’s Immune System Genes Operate Differently from Men’s Friday, July 31, 2015 A new technology reveals that immune system genes switch on and off differently in women and men, and the source of that variation is not primarily in the DNA.Long Telomeres Associated with Increased Lung Cancer Risk Friday, July 31, 2015 Genetic predisposition for long telomeres predicts increased lung adenocarcinoma risk. Expanding the Brain Friday, July 31, 2015 A team of researchers has identified more than 40 new “imprinted” genes, in which either the maternal or paternal copy of a gene is expressed while the other is silenced. Study Uncovers Target for Preventing Huntington’s Disease Friday, July 31, 2015 Scientists from Cardiff University believe that a treatment to prevent or delay the symptoms of Huntington’s disease could now be much closer, following a major breakthrough.Molecular Clues to Serious Illnesses to be Explored Friday, July 31, 2015 The University of Manchester is to lead a new £2.9 million molecular pathology research project to improve diagnosis and treatment of non-cancerous diseases within the NHS. The Genetic Roots of Adolescent Scoliosis Thursday, July 30, 2015 Scientists at the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences in collaboration with Keio University in Japan have discovered a gene that is linked to susceptibility of Scoliosis. A Gene-Sequence Swap Using CRISPR to Cure Haemophilia Thursday, July 30, 2015 For the first time chromosomal defects responsible for hemophilia have been corrected in patient-specific iPSCs using CRISPR-Cas9 nucleasesBiodesix, Biognosys Collaborate Thursday, July 30, 2015 The companies have announced that Biodesix® will begin offering Biognosys’ HRM technology as part of its companion diagnostic development capabilities to develop novel protein assays for the oncology market.How a Kernel Got Naked and Corn Became King Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Ten thousand years ago, a golden grain got naked, brought people together and grew to become one of the top agricultural commodities on the planet.