News tagged with genetic analysis

Household bugs -- a risk to human health?

Superbugs are not just a problem in hospitals but could be also coming from our animal farms. Research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Microbiology indicates insects could be responsible for spreading antibi ...

dateJan 26, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Bizarre squidworm discovered

The bizarre, newly-revealed squidworm -- a free-swimming worm with up to 10 squid-like limbs -- is one of a host of strange discoveries that await scientists in the vast, largely unexplored spaces of the deep ...

dateNov 23, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Fast-track gene-ID method speeds rare disease search

A University of Michigan-led research team has identified a gene responsible in some families for a devastating inherited kidney disorder, thanks to a new, faster method of genetic analysis not available even two years ...

dateSep 16, 2010 in Genetics
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Developmental problems: Some exist in the genes

Everyone is special in their own unique way. From a genetic point of view, no two humans are genetically identical. This means that DNA for each individual contains variants that are more or less comm. on in the overall population.

dateAug 17, 2010 in Genetics
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