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RNAi Spray a Game Changer for Crop Protection
RNAi Spray a Game Changer for Crop Protection
News   Jan 16, 2017

"BioClay" could provide an environmentally sustainable alternative to chemicals and pesticides.

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Testing Evolution with GM Animals
Testing Evolution with GM Animals
News   Jan 16, 2017

Researchers have created transgenic animals containing reconstructed ancient genes in order to test the evolutionary effects of genetic changes that happened deep in the past.

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Why Are Non-coding Regions Transcribed at all?
Why Are Non-coding Regions Transcribed at all?
News   Jan 16, 2017

Mysterious” non-protein-coding RNAs play important roles in gene expression.

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Viruses in Our Genome Impact Gene Expression
Viruses in Our Genome Impact Gene Expression
News   Jan 16, 2017

Retroviruses may have played a significant role in the development of the human brain and various neurological diseases.

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Reassessing the Link Between Incorrect Chromosome Number, Cancer
Reassessing the Link Between Incorrect Chromosome Number, Cancer
News   Jan 16, 2017

Relationship between incorrect chromosome number and cancer is reassessed after surprising experiments.

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Genetic Health Information Useful, Not Alarming
Genetic Health Information Useful, Not Alarming
News   Jan 13, 2017

Less than 2 percent of direct to consumer genetic testing customers regret receiving their test information.

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CRISPR Caught in the Act
CRISPR Caught in the Act
News   Jan 13, 2017

Researchers have performed the first all-atom molecular dynamics simulations of Cas9-catalyzed DNA cleavage in action.

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23 Genes Linked to Regulation of Cancer Spread
23 Genes Linked to Regulation of Cancer Spread
News   Jan 13, 2017

Targeting one of these genes lead to a 75% reduction in tumour spread in mice, highlighting a potential way to effectively treat cancer in the future.

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Epigenetic Markers Influenced by Culture, Environment
Epigenetic Markers Influenced by Culture, Environment
News   Jan 12, 2017

UCSF researchers have genetic signatures that appear to reflect an ethnic groups' shared culture and environment.

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New Subtype of Cervical Cancer Identified
New Subtype of Cervical Cancer Identified
News   Jan 12, 2017

Targeting these tumors’ distinct genomic pathways may improve patient outcomes over standard treatment.

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