Genetic


Infertility Treatment: New Method Transmits aMmother's Genetic Material into Donor Eggs

Infertility Treatment: New Method Transmits aMmother's Genetic Material into Donor Eggs

In a major breakthrough, US researchers have developed a new method to transmit a mother's genetic material into donor eggs, t...

Nov 13 2016, 4:52am CST

Next-Generation Gene-Editing Technology Successfully Cures a Genetic Blood Disorder

Next-Generation Gene-Editing Technology Successfully Cures a Genetic Blood Disorder

It seems that something beyond CRISPR gene editing technology is able to alleviate a hereditary blood disease in rodents....

Oct 27 2016, 11:59am CDT

Genetic Tool Created to Identify Risk of Heart Disease

Genetic Tool Created to Identify Risk of Heart Disease

London, Sep 24 (IANS) To identify individuals at risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) much earlier and improve its prevent...

Sep 24 2016, 6:33am CDT

Chinese Scientists will Perform World's First Human Genetic Editing Trial This Month

Chinese Scientists will Perform World's First Human Genetic Editing Trial This Month

The brave and intrepid Chinese researchers are the trailblazers and pioneers in human gene editing procedures....

Aug 2 2016, 8:31am CDT

Genetic Studies on Andamanese Reveals new Ancestor of Humans

Genetic Studies on Andamanese Reveals new Ancestor of Humans

Genomic analysis of the Jarawas and Onge tribes of the Andaman and Nicobar islands has yielded "strong" evidence of existence...

Jul 26 2016, 11:20pm CDT

World's First Farmers Genetic Identities Revealed

World's First Farmers Genetic Identities Revealed

A novel DNA analysis has shown the real identity of early agricultural man. The Eurasian farmers were the first ones to start p...

Jul 26 2016, 8:06am CDT

CRISPR Genetic Screening Reveals Zika Weaknesses

CRISPR Genetic Screening Reveals Zika Weaknesses

With the help of genetic screens using the groundbreaking genome editing technology CRISPR/Cas9, scientists have discovered hum...

Jun 22 2016, 3:55am CDT

IVF technique that cuts genetic disease risk found safe

IVF technique that cuts genetic disease risk found safe

London, June 11 (IANS) A groundbreaking IVF-based technique that reduces the risk of debilitating genetic disorders from being...

Jun 12 2016, 12:27am CDT

Genetic Keys to Convert Skin Cells Into Red Blood Cells Found

Genetic Keys to Convert Skin Cells Into Red Blood Cells Found

Researchers have successfully identified the four keys that unlock the genetic code of skin cells and reprogram them to start p...

Jun 6 2016, 6:00am CDT

Drug That Reverses Genetic Changes behind Alzheimer's

Drug That Reverses Genetic Changes behind Alzheimer's

A drug which is already being used to treat a neurological disorder is capable of reversing key genetic changes associated with...

May 4 2016, 6:28am CDT

Genetic Risk, Stress, Dieting Triggers Anorexia

Genetic Risk, Stress, Dieting Triggers Anorexia

A combination of genetic and environmental risk factors can trigger eating disorders in humans, finds a study conducted in mice...

Apr 17 2016, 4:47am CDT

Genetically engineered mosquitoes

Genetic Engineering May Prevent Female Mosquitoes from Spreading Deadly Diseases

Titled "Control of mosquito-borne infectious diseases: Sex and gene drive," a new study published in the journal Trends in Para...

Feb 18 2016, 10:06am CST

UK Allows Genetic Engineers to Modify Human Embryos

UK Allows Genetic Engineers to Modify Human Embryos

The UK government has finally given the green signal to genetic engineers to tinker with human embryos. This is indeed quite a...

Feb 1 2016, 9:49am CST

Schizophrenia Cause Revealed by Genetic Study

New Genetic Study Opens the Black Box of Schizophrenia

Some of the experts are in search for schizophrenia’s genetic roots. They are getting closer to the actual causes of the devast...

Jan 28 2016, 6:25am CST

Tall couple

Researchers Link Choice of Tall Partners with Genetic and Environmental Factors

Researchers have always wanted to know why tall individuals prefer to go for tall mates, researching into whether genetic or en...

Jan 20 2016, 8:22am CST

First Ancient Irish Human Genomes Sequenced by Genetic Engineers revealing Mass Migration

First Ancient Irish Human Genomes Sequenced by Genetic Engineers revealing Mass Migration

Some of the oldest Irish genomes have been sequenced by genetic engineers. They have yielded a ton of clues about the ancestry...

Dec 30 2015, 1:23am CST

Green algae and land plants

Genetic Evidence Suggests Plants Evolved from Land, Not From Aquatic Algae

A new study titled “Why Plants Were Terrestrial From The Beginning” and published in the journal Trends in Plant Science by Dan...

Dec 22 2015, 6:07am CST

Ancient DNA Reveals European Genetic History

Ancient DNA Reveals European Genetic History

It has been discovered that ancient European farmers had the farming gene encoded into the very structure of their DNA....

Nov 24 2015, 6:49am CST

Pitjuri plant

Magic Plant Used For Genetic Study Suitable For Growing Food In Space

Scientists from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia have published a study in the journal Nature Plant, deta...

Nov 6 2015, 4:37am CST

Genome Reveals How Pineapple Thrives in Limited Water

Scientists Reveal Genetic Secrets of Pineapple

Pineapple genome offers new insights into the drought tolerant plant....

Nov 3 2015, 3:02am CST

Dogs Came from Central Asia, Genetic Study Reveals

Dogs First Appeared in Central Asia, Genetic Study Reveals

Dogs first appeared in Central Asia going against many previous studies which point to Europe, southern China, the Middle East...

Oct 20 2015, 10:16pm CDT

Scientists Combine Quantum Physics and Genetic Engineering

Scientists Combine Quantum Physics and Genetic Engineering to Create Virus for Solar Cells

Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have established that they can combine the fields of quantum physi...

Oct 16 2015, 12:52pm CDT

Genetic Modification of Embryos is Essential says Report

Genetic Modification of Embryos is Essential says Report

A recent study endorses embryonic genetic editing. It also said that the fears of the public regarding the creation of biologic...

Sep 10 2015, 8:17am CDT

Prostate Cancer has Five Different Genetic Types!

Prostate Cancer has Five Different Genetic Types!

A recent research reveals prostate cancer is actually five distinct diseases....

Jul 30 2015, 10:47am CDT

Scientists Found Genetic Switch in Germ Cells

Scientists Found Genetic Switch in Germ Cells

Researchers in Japan discovered for the first time in vertebrates, a genetic switch that determines whether germ cells become s...

Jun 13 2015, 2:02am CDT

First Genetic Modification of Human Embryos raises Moral Questions

First Genetic Modification of Human Embryos raises Moral Questions

The world’s first genetic modification of human embryos raised more moral questions than it answered. Will this be a feasible t...

Apr 27 2015, 6:18am CDT

UK becomes World's First Nation to condone Babies with Triple Genetic Parents

UK becomes World's First Nation to condone Babies with Triple Genetic Parents

The UK is the first such nation to condone babies with triple genetic parents....

Feb 25 2015, 7:02am CST

Can Genetic Engineering Mitigate California's Drought?

Can Genetic Engineering Mitigate California's Drought?

STANFORD, CA–  Water is in increasingly short supply in many parts of the United States.  Here in California, where m...

Feb 5 2014, 5:52am CST

Genetic Overlap Found Between Schizophrenia And Cognitive Ability

Genetic Overlap Found Between Schizophrenia And Cognitive Ability

Researchers at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research of Northshore LIJ recently discovered evidence of a genetic overlap...

Dec 20 2013, 10:41pm CST