News tagged with human genome

Complex grammar of the genomic language

A new study from Sweden's Karolinska Institutet shows that the 'grammar' of the human genetic code is more complex than that of even the most intricately constructed spoken languages in the world. The findings, published ...

dateNov 09, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Predicting the human genome using evolution

To gain a clearer picture of health and disease, scientists have now provided an independent reference for all human variation by looking through the evolutionary lens of our nearest relatives. Such a powerful approach has ...

dateOct 29, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Hot processor speeds up UK genome analysis

TGAC's high performance computing (HPC) infrastructure will benefit from the addition of Edico Genome's DRAGEN, the world's first processor designed to analyse specific sequencing data tasks. DRAGEN will be used to accelerate ...

dateOct 28, 2015 in Biotechnology
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UNESCO experts call for ban on genetic 'editing'

A UNESCO panel of scientists, philosophers, lawyers and government ministers called Monday for a halt to genetic "editing" of the human germline, warning of the danger of tampering with hereditary traits that could lead to ...

dateOct 05, 2015 in Biotechnology
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