News tagged with genetic background

Climate-resilient wheat

JIC scientists have discovered that changing temperatures can have a big effect on resistance to yellow rust, one of the most serious diseases of wheat.

Jan 20, 2014 5 / 5 (1) 0

The genetics of molecular evolution

A team of scientists researching the effect of long-term molecular evolution (the study of DNA, RNA and proteins) have produced findings which suggest most amino-acid substitutions have different fitness ...

Nov 06, 2012 5 / 5 (4) 3

Study spotlights dog impulsivity

Researchers in Hungary have discovered a clear link between repeat polymorphism in the tyrosine hydroxylase (TH) gene with activity-impulsivity in German Shepherd dogs. The research is presented in the journal ...

Feb 20, 2012 not rated yet 1

Hunting the missing health link

Researchers at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School have embarked on an ambitious study of the link among genetics, lifestyle, environment, and health that organizers ...

Oct 05, 2010 not rated yet 0