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Child abuse leaves 'molecular scars' in victims' DNA

Difference in methylation between those who had been abused and those who had not might one day be useful as a biomarker for investigators.

03 Oct 2018 8:01 PM

Genes are key to academic success, says study

Study explains substantial influence genes have on academic success, from the start of elementary school to the last day of high school.

10 Sep 2018 9:03 AM

New York scientists use new DNA tools to identify 9/11 victims

One new victim has been identified in each of the last five years due to advancements that have been ongoing since 2001.

08 Sep 2018 9:07 AM

Men who don't eat enough protein have poorer sperm, likely to have obese children

Study says this is because of dietary imbalance of protein that affects quality of DNA that is being passed down from father to child.

30 Aug 2018 8:13 PM

E-cigarettes raise risk of mouth cancer by damaging DNA

Vaping may raise levels of DNA-damaging chemicals like formaldehyde in saliva, which can put users at greater risk of oral, throat cancer.

21 Aug 2018 9:23 AM

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Sun-sensitive people need more than sunscreen to avoid sunburn

It’s good to see that shading has become the main form of sun protection as it’s free, inexpensive and feels better than being outside.

11 Jul 2018 3:53 PM

DNA changes that made dogs man's best friend identified

Researchers have been comparing dog and wolf DNA to try and identify the genes involved in domestication.

28 Jun 2018 3:30 PM

Diabetic mums are more likely to have children with autism, says study

Research, in recent years, has pointed toward a link between the condition, the immune system and the developing foetal brain.

26 Jun 2018 10:37 AM

A billion GB of data in 5ml tube: Meet DNA data storage

The whole world’s existing data, when stored in DNA, will be much less than the capacity of a cargo container.

25 Jun 2018 2:32 PM

Human cells are first responders to repair damaged DNA

Here is what a new study has found.

21 Jun 2018 2:21 PM

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Scientists map genetic codes of 3,000 dangerous bacteria

The DNA of deadly strains of plague, dysentery and cholera were also decoded as they appear to be the world’s most dangerous diseases.

08 Jun 2018 1:17 PM

Scientists map genetic codes of 3,000 dangerous bacteria

DNAs of deadly strains of plague, dysentery and cholera were also decoded to better understand some of world’s most dangerous diseases.

07 Jun 2018 9:14 AM

Scientists building DNA ‘Noah’s Ark’, may bring back extinct animals

CryoArks Biobank aims to preserve the tissues, cells and DNA of every animal from around the world at temperatures of -196C.

25 May 2018 3:50 PM

Has the elusive Bigfoot been finally found?

Mystery deepens after huge wolf-like monster is discovered, scientists order DNA testing.

24 May 2018 7:51 PM

Gene editing can make 'chocolate trees' disease resistant

Reliable productivity from cacao plants is essential to the multibillion-dollar chocolate industry.

14 May 2018 5:21 PM

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A new 'vision'

The new technique for the powerful gene editing tool CRISPR to restore retinal function in mice afflicted by a degenerative retinal disease.

14 May 2018 8:30 AM

Ghaziabad: Woman gets sister killed over father's property, buries her body

Rekha and Baby had dispute over their parental property as accused and her brother wanted to sell it while victim objected to their move.

08 May 2018 9:17 AM

Sweat at crime scene may help nab criminals

The analysis currently is unable to match the sweat samples with individuals.

06 May 2018 5:40 PM

A new weapon against epilepsy

We are what scientists call mosaics - bunches of cells that may have different genotypes buried deep within us.

28 Apr 2018 2:31 PM

Enzyme that affects ageing, cancer decoded: Study

n 1985 Blackburn discovered telomerase, and its remarkable capacity to extend a cell's lifespan.

26 Apr 2018 3:52 PM

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