Saturday, Jul 13, 2024 | Last Update : 09:31 AM IST


Scientists uncover functions of mysterious organelles in nucleus and their relation to stress

Scientists discover fine-tuning gene expression during stress recovery.

01 Dec 2019 3:18 PM

This gene variant increases Type 2 diabetes, low body weight risk

Individuals with gene variant transcription Factor-7 may be at risk for Type 2 diabetes even while maintaining low body weight.

03 Oct 2018 6:08 PM

Father's genes can impact motherly love: Study

Changes in the mother's priorities during gestation and after birth are critically important for the wellbeing of the new baby.

01 Aug 2018 5:43 PM

Researchers discover gene causing childhood blindness

The geneticists directed their interest at an unknown illness that prevents the eyes from developing properly.

24 Jul 2018 10:05 AM

Genes don't affect consumption of calories?

There exist no indications that certain genetic factors are associated with the total intake of calories, carbohydrates, and fat.

22 Jul 2018 2:01 PM


Not all cancer drugs work

DNA methylation is an epigenetic mechanism that plays a key role in switching genes "on" or "off".

02 Jul 2018 4:11 PM

This gene holds key to human immunity

"Even though the human genome was first fully sequenced in 2003, there are still thousands of genes that we know very little about.

02 Jul 2018 3:05 PM

Genome-editing tool may increase cancer risk: Study

Lack of p53 is also known to contribute to making cells grow uncontrollably and become cancerous.

12 Jun 2018 1:47 PM

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

Do environmental factors have an effect on rheumatoid arthritis?

Michigan Medicine researchers probed the relationship between these two factors: the HLA gene and environmental pollutants.

19 Apr 2018 3:37 PM


Gene making people crave sugary treats may also reduce body fat

Another expert warned that FGF21 can also trigger redistribution of fat to the upper body.

11 Apr 2018 2:19 PM

Gene trigger to help brain heal from stroke identified

Here is what a new study has found.

28 Mar 2018 7:34 PM

Scientists uncover 20 genes linked to being transgender

Discovery supports claims that the condition has a physical basis.

19 Mar 2018 4:26 PM

Gene responsible for autism identified

Researchers used genetically engineered models and computer algorithms to study a human genome.

06 Mar 2018 4:52 PM

Carbs, fat, DNA? Weight loss is finicky, new study shows

Gene analyses identified variations linked with how the body processes fats or carbohydrates.

21 Feb 2018 4:59 PM


Paper-based DNA test 'SHERLOCK' can rapidly diagnose diseases

The researchers, including those from Harvard University in the US, previously showcased SHERLOCK's utility for a range of applications. 

19 Feb 2018 12:05 PM

New gene can keep heart healthy

Here is what a new study has found.

14 Feb 2018 8:48 AM

Study shows babies suffer postpartum depression too

Studies show mother and child's cells are linked for up to 2 years after birth.

23 Jan 2018 3:15 PM

Absence of this gene can give men deadly cancer

Researchers from Cleveland Clinic conducted the study.

17 Jan 2018 5:09 PM