Tag: Genetics

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Top CRISPR breakthroughs in 2019

– The trailer of the new Netflix docuseries Unnatural Selection, released in early October, proclaims, “From...
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CRISPR: A message of hope and caution

– The robust gene editing tool CRISPR has conferred a never-before-experienced freedom in selectively modifying genes...
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Are scientists closer to unraveling the code of aging?

– Who doesn’t want to defy age and live longer? Increased longevity has been the focal...
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What is personalized nutrition bringing to our plates?

– Personalized nutrition is not a new idea, but the ease of accessing it is. From...
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CRISPR: The Genome Editing Tool That Will Transform the Field of Biology

– The genome-editing technology CRISPR has been lauded as one of the most important scientific breakthroughs...
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Why Obesity Is Still a Problem and How the Gut Microbiome Factors in

– Have you ever wondered why two people can eat the same amount of food, but...
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Can DNA Methylation Inhibiting Drugs Treat Cancer?

– What Is DNA Methylation? Epigenetics define the heritable regulation of gene expression that is not...
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New Mutation-Specific Targeted Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis

– Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a life-threatening, genetic disease caused by genetic mutations that induce protein...
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Edited MicroRNAs Boost Gene Silencing Diversity

– Gene expression is a highly complex process that takes place in every cell. Genes, which...
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Evolution of Prenatal Diagnosis of Genetic Diseases

– Prenatal diagnosis consists of the detection of fetal conditions before birth. Detection of such diseases...
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Cardiovascular Genomics: Linking Genes to Heart Disease

– Around the globe, cardiovascular diseases are one of the leading causes of death. In 2013,...
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2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded for Research on DNA Repair Mechanisms

– After spending a whole week of holiday on the sunny beach of the Mediterranean Sea,...
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Nutrigenomics: Eat According to your Genes

– Nutrigenomics is the study that deals with the effects of specific nutrients on gene expression....
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New Genetic Discovery may Provide Alternative Strategy against Mad Cow Disease

– Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease, is an incurable neurodegenerative disease that causes...
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Fainting May Be Caused By Single Gene Running In The Family

– UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA. A recent study reveals that fainting could be a hereditary...
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Enzyme Treatment For Rare Genetic Disease Now Made From Corn

– SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA. An ongoing study claims that corns that have been...
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Identi-Kit Will Help Identify Face Using DNA Sample

– ERASMUS UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER, ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS. Researchers are currently working on developing the “Identi-Kit”, a...

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