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  • Study confirms genetic link in cerebral palsy — ScienceDaily

Study confirms genetic link in cerebral palsy — ScienceDaily

An international research team including the University of Adelaide has found further evidence that rare gene mutations can cause cerebral palsy, findings which could lead to earlier diagnosis and new…

Jennifer Doudna’s New Gene Editing Company Launches With A $20 Million Round To Develop Genetic Medicines

Jennifer Doudna is the Co-founder of Scribe Therapeutics, a new company developing CRISPR-based … [+] genetic medicines. She recently received the SynBioBeta Award “Pioneer in Synthetic Biology” at SynBioBeta 2020.…

Radiator-like fluid systems adjust the genetic wiring inside human liver cells in preliminary work toward artificial organ-tissue engineering — ScienceDaily

Bioengineers are devising a hot new technology to remotely control the positioning and timing of cell functions to build 3-dimensional, artificial, living tissues. The labs of Kelly Stevens at the…

How the Humboldt squid’s genetic past and present can secure its future — ScienceDaily

A group of marine biologists is pushing for more international collaboration to manage the Humboldt squid population after their study to identify its genetic stocks revealed its vulnerability to overfishing…

How the Humboldt squid’s genetic past and present can secure its future

A paralarva of the Humboldt squid. These cephalopods emerge from their eggs as one-millimeter paralarvae but grow to over 1.2 meters when they reach maturity. To sustain their growth within…

Genetic risk of developing obesity is driven by variants that affect the brain — ScienceDaily

Over the past decade, scientists have identified hundreds of different genetic variants that increase a person’s risk of developing obesity. But a lot of work remains to understand how these…

Genetic differences in body fat shape men and women’s health risks — ScienceDaily

New research is revealing how genetic differences in the fat in men’s and women’s bodies affect the diseases each sex is likely to get. University of Virginia researchers Mete Civelek,…

Genetic testing cost effective for newly diagnosed GIST — ScienceDaily

Because gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) are sensitive to the targeted small molecule therapy imatinib, oncologists tend to treat all patients with metastatic GIST with this drug. However, because this rare…

White supremacists believe in genetic ‘purity,’ but science shows no such thing exists

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Far-right white supremacist ideology is on the rise in Europe, North America and Australia. It appeals to a racist notion whereby many white supremacists see themselves…

White supremacists believe in genetic ‘purity’. Science shows no such thing exists

Far-right white supremacist ideology is on the rise in Europe, North America and Australia. It appeals to a racist notion whereby many white supremacists see themselves as members of a…