News tagged with genetic sequencing

Sequencing DNA in space

Ever since the first strands of DNA were sequenced in the 1970s, researchers understood the profound significance of analyzing genetics for a wide range of medical and biological research.

dateSep 16, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Genetic code of red blood cells discovered

Eight days. That's how long it takes for skin cells to reprogram into red blood cells. Researchers at Lund University in Sweden, together with colleagues at Center of Regenerative Medicine in Barcelona, have successfully ...

dateJun 02, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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Rare evolutionary event detected in the lab

It took nearly a half trillion tries before researchers at The University of Texas at Austin witnessed a rare event and perhaps solved an evolutionary puzzle about how introns, non-coding sequences of DNA located within genes, ...

dateMay 23, 2016 in Biotechnology
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