News tagged with genetic testing

DNA 'cage' could improve nanopore technology

Despite having a diameter tens of thousands of times smaller than a human hair, nanopores could be the next big thing in DNA sequencing. By zipping DNA molecules through these tiny holes, scientists hope to one day read off ...

dateFeb 10, 2015 in Bio & Medicine
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Genetic testing to produce more offspring

A small anomaly with massive consequences: Researchers have discovered a genetic defect that makes breeding bulls infertile. To verify the mutation, researchers from Technische Universität München used the very latest gene ...

dateJan 09, 2014 in Biotechnology
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