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Herpes Virus Holds New Hope for Gene Therapy

Herpes Virus Holds New Hope for Gene Therapy

Peter O’Hare PhD – Research Director Protein Trafficking and Gene Regulation Laboratory – Marie Curie Institute Scientists at the Marie Curie Institute in Surrey, England have developed a method of disbursement of therapeutic genetic material via fusion to the herpes ...

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Canine Genome Research

Researchers at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California and elsewhere determined that a relatively small number of DNA regions control a large portion of the physical differences between various breeds of dogs. The scientists hope that further study of these ...

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Bees Will Help Scientists Research Biodiversity

Bees Will Help Scientists Research Biodiversity

Scientist from York University, Canada, have recently discovered new species of bees. These bees have never been identified, mainly because Sweat Bees’ identification is extremely challenging task. Furthermore, this new discovery might lead to better understanding of evolution.   Out ...

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$30 Genome Possible

$30 Genome Possible

Researchers at Harvard University have developed a new method for sequencing the human genome leveraging the microdynamics of fluids – a method that could significantly decrease the cost of the procedure to as little as $30. By using small droplets ...

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Genetic Links to Autism

Genetic Links to Autism

Researchers at Oxford University in England have found a non-hereditary genetic link to autism. They have shown that individuals with autism tend to have either missing or extra sectors of DNA segments, a genetic mistake called copy number variants. This ...

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DNA ‘Origami’

DNA ‘Origami’

Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts found a way to create multilayered objects from DNA strings. These tiny structures may be used as biomedical nanodevices that could deliver drugs into specific cells, thus aiding the battle against various ...

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New Generation Nanowire Assembly Technology

New Generation Nanowire Assembly Technology

Researchers at Penn State’s Nanofabrication Laboratory have developed a new technique for assembling nanowires which could eventually allow the development of handheld ultra-portable devices that can identify and instantly report on a broad array of substances. The new technology could ...

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Common Cold DNA Successfully Sequenced

Common Cold DNA Successfully Sequenced

A multi-institutional team of researchers has deciphered the genetic sequences of all known strains of viruses responsible for the common cold. Their research reveals the weaker spots in the virus and according to the scientists, will help develop new anti-viral ...

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DNA Date

A dating agency called ScientificMatch offers its clients the service of finding their chemically, physically, and genetically correct partners. ScientificMatch bases its matchmaking on scientific studies which have shown that opposites really do attract. It aims to find matches who ...

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