Genetics

Genetics

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Health
Two independent teams of NIH-funded researchers discovered that the Arc gene can package its genetic material in a virus-like shell for delivery to nearby cells. ...
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Editorial Health
More than 2 million people have taken part in genetic testing by 23andMe, a company founded in 2006 by CEO Anne Wojcicki. The company’s impetus was to empower the consumer with information regarding their personal DNA and accelerate genetic research on a wide range of health conditions from Parkinson's disease to lupus and asthma. ...
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Preterm birth is the leading killer of babies in the United States, and those who survive an early birth often face serious and lifelong health challenges. ...
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Schizophrenia networks in prefrontal cortex. Source: Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., University of Washington
Health
Researchers have reverse-engineered the outlines of a disrupted prenatal gene network in schizophrenia, by tracing where and when they cause brain damage. ...
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