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Just 7 per cent of our DNA is unique to modern humans, study shows

Scientists already know that modern people share some DNA with Neanderthals, but different people share different parts of the genome

17 Jul 2021 2:06 PM

COVID-19 home test kits developed by UK scientists give you results in 30 minutes

Each test costs as little as £4 or around Rs 350, while the testing devices themselves cost £100 or less than Rs 9,000.

26 Mar 2020 6:03 PM

When a Parsi is ‘Hindu’ but a Muslim isn’t

One of these boxes asked for the religion of the dead person. The form, or perhaps it was the operative, offered her two options: Hindu or Muslim.

10 Feb 2020 1:22 AM

DNA mutation reduces chance of HIV infection; study retracted

Scientists retract study suggesting mutation shortens life.

04 Nov 2019 9:20 AM

Syrian agent stole ISIS chief Baghdadi's underwear for DNA test before his death

Baghdadi had been about to change location to the Syrian town of Jarablus when the operation happened, he said.

29 Oct 2019 1:05 PM

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Can genes dictate your diet?

Experts weigh in on a new trend called the DNA Diet, which develops personalised nutrition plans based on the results of DNA tests.

14 Aug 2019 12:10 AM

‘He loved his animals’: Missing Texas man eaten by his 18 dogs

Mack had serious health problems, and it’s unclear whether dogs killed their owner or consumed his body after he died.

11 Jul 2019 12:02 PM

BJP means Nationalism, it is in party’s DNA: Ram Madhav

Madhav also praised the people of the state for choosing Modi as PM for second term by sending two MPs from the state for the first time.

08 Jun 2019 8:39 AM

D-Day love story uncovered by DNA

DNA test uncovers D-Day love story 75 years later.

22 May 2019 6:56 PM

Pregnant Chicago teen strangled to death, foetus taken from womb

Police said Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, 19, was lured to the home of someone she knew with the promise of free baby supplies was strangled to death.

17 May 2019 9:41 AM

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US researchers begin CRISPR gene editing trials on humans

CRISPR is a technique in which modifications are made at the DNA level with the potential to cure many diseases.

18 Apr 2019 10:26 AM

Microsoft successfully translates digital information into DNA

Together, the researchers have been able to build a full end-to-end automated DNA storage device.

23 Mar 2019 2:10 PM

Molecules wired for obesity discovered

Group of molecules called semaphorins have been found to play a critical role.

18 Jan 2019 2:12 PM

Exposure to cannabis may alter genetic profile of sperms

As legal access to marijuana continues to expand scientists are studying effects of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in teens.

21 Dec 2018 11:36 AM

Genetic switch may lead to HIV cure, says study

People with HIV virus can live normal lives with exceedingly low or even undetectable viral loads thanks due to antiretroviral therapies.

07 Dec 2018 2:18 PM

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150-yr-old muscle relaxant drug enhances radiotherapy effects in cancer patients

Papaverine - used to treat spasms involving the intestines, heart or brain - inhibits a key element of cell DNA within cancerous growths.

23 Oct 2018 8:37 AM

Genes may partly decide which university you attend: Study

Researchers from King's College London in UK found genetic factors that explained 57 per cent of differences in A-level exam results.

19 Oct 2018 1:51 PM

Regular yoga practice can improve sperm DNA quality, says study

Adoption of yoga has shown to lower OS, reduce DNA fragmentation, and thus improve genomic integrity and normalise sperm transcripts.

19 Oct 2018 12:08 PM

Novel DNA vaccine against Ebola safe, effective, say scientists

Researchers designed optimised synthetic DNA vaccine candidates targeting a virus surface protein called glycoprotein.

12 Oct 2018 6:18 PM

Here’s why Siberian Huskies have blue eyes

DNA testing of more than 6,000 dogs has revealed duplication on canine chromosome 18 is associated with blue eyes in Siberian Huskies.

05 Oct 2018 11:58 AM

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