Thursday, Dec 01, 2022

genetic code


Regulations on gene edited crops to be eased in England

September 29, 2021 1:27 pm

Proponents argue gene editing can be seen as equivalent to conventional breeding but many times faster.

Taking the pulse of the ocean’s comb jellies

August 23, 2021 8:26 pm

In a series of tests, the results let them identify 72 ctenophore species via their genetic signatures

A plant that ‘cannot die’ reveals its genetic secret

August 02, 2021 1:01 pm

In a warming world, the genetic lessons that Welwitschia has to offer may help humans breed hardier, less thirsty crops.

Just 7 per cent of our DNA is unique to modern humans, study shows

July 19, 2021 7:38 pm

The research draws upon DNA extracted from fossil remains of now-extinct Neanderthals and Denisovans, as well as from 279 modern people from around the world.

Gene responsible for Punjab wheat infection, global epidemic found

November 17, 2017 7:02 pm

Researchers have identified a gene that can help fight a new devastating strain of a fungal disease that is now at the door of Punjab.

Research links father's gene to baby's birth weight

February 17, 2014 12:56 pm

Research suggests that expression of the father's genes enhances a baby's growth.

Gene variant that ups risk of brain tumours discovered

August 27, 2012 11:54 am

The findings could help researchers identify people at risk of developing certain subtypes of gliomas.

Unraveller of the genetic code

November 15, 2011 1:27 am

H. Gobind Khorana,who rose from a childhood of poverty in India to become a biochemist and share in a Nobel Prize for his role in deciphering the genetic code

Genetic code unlocked of world’s oldest person

October 15, 2011 7:31 pm

This could help us understand the biology of aging.

6 new genes that trigger type-2 diabetes in South Asians identified

August 29, 2011 10:05 am

Study said South Asians ancestry are up to four times more likely than Europeans to develop type 2 diabetes.