A Treasure Trove of Genetic Variation

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Researchers have completed the most comprehensive analysis of the wheat genome to date, providing new hope for the improvement of this vital crop.

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Big Genetics in BC: The American Society for Human Genetics 2016 Meeting

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Themes at this year's meeting ranged from the verification, validation, and sharing of data, to the translation of laboratory findings into actionable clinical results.

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Customers Find Genetic Health Data Useful

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University of Michigan researchers have found that direct to consumer genetic testing customers find their results useful, rather than alarming.

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The DNA dilemma

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It's essential to the existence of all the life forms we've discovered so far. But, how much do you actually know about this mighty molecule?

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10 Failed Scientific Predictions

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Here we take a look at some of the most famous scientific predictions that were shown to be a little wide of the mark.

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Handheld DNA Duplication with Adaptive PCR

Handheld DNA Duplication with Adaptive PCR

New development promises to make PCR simpler to operate with improved reliability and reduced sensitivity to environmental conditions whilst also shrinking it to handheld size.

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New Tech to Speed Up Genetic Analysis

Microfluidics technology enables faster, more accurate characterization of DNA-binding proteins.

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New Hope for Treatment of Rare Blood Disorders

NIH scientists have used CRISPR gene editing to repair gene defects in stems cells from patients with a rare immunodeficiency.

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Epigenetic Modification Linked to Throat Cancer

Discovery could improve care for around 15% of adult head and neck cancer patients.

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