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Gene editing can curb autism symptoms

June 27, 2018 6:12 pm

A research team is believed to be the first to successfully edit a causal gene for autism in the brain, and edited it to reduce the impact of the motor neuron disease.

Regular exercise can counter obesity genes, and make you thinner

January 07, 2016 11:54 am

Regular exercise can substantially decrease the genetic effect of a major fat mass and obesity associated gene on body weight.

Gene key to developing stem cells found

July 19, 2014 12:38 pm

The gene known as ASF1A is key to the making of stem cells.

Gene in brain linked to kidney cancer

June 26, 2014 10:48 am

A gene that controls brain growth and development is heavily involved in promoting the most common form of kidney cancer.

Revealed: Why blondes are blessed with those golden locks

June 02, 2014 2:01 pm

Blondes have been both prized and mocked by people for their golden locks for ages. There is, however, nothing accidental about their tresses.

Brain development is 'choreographed': study

December 29, 2013 12:30 pm

Findings emphasise importance of interplay between genes and environment in child's initial years.

TIFR scientists identify 'critical' role of gene in brain wiring

November 18, 2013 2:02 am

City Anchor: Once mechanism of this ‘gene control’ wiring is understood,it could be tested as potential marker to screen for neurological disorders.

Genes possibly linked to human longevity identified

September 08, 2013 3:54 pm

Resveratrol activates rDNA genes,thought to be 'longevity' genes.

Gene that affects male fertility identified

August 19, 2013 1:47 pm

SLIRP gene levels in male sperm could help explain why some couples are unable to have a baby.

Overweight? You may blame genes

July 20, 2013 12:25 am

Studies find that people gain different amounts of weight while overeating by the same amount?