News tagged with genetic traits

Study finds genetic links among Jewish people

Using sophisticated genetic analysis, scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and New York University School of Medicine have published a study indicating that Jews are a widely dispersed people ...

dateJun 03, 2010 in Genetics
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Milk drinking: in our genes?

( -- A new study led by UCL scientists has found that current genetic data cannot explain why vast swathes of the world can digest milk.

dateMar 16, 2010 in Other
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ARS Plant Collections Help Safeguard Crops

( -- In the months ahead, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists plan to collect walnuts from Kyrgyzstan, grasses from Russia, and carrots and sunflowers from fields across the Southeastern United States ...

dateJan 06, 2010 in Other
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Bees Throw Out Mites

Honey bees are now fighting back aggressively against Varroa mites, thanks to Agricultural Research Service (ARS) efforts to develop bees with a genetic trait that allows them to more easily find the mites and toss them out ...

dateSep 11, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Professor sheds light on DNA mechanisms

By manipulating individual atoms in DNA and forming unique molecules, a Georgia State University researcher hopes to open new avenues in research towards better understanding the mechanisms of DNA replication and transcription, ...

dateJul 17, 2009 in Biochemistry
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