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Organizational Regulation

By Sabrina Richards | April 4, 2012

A new study shows that transcription of genes in trypanosome parasites is regulated by genome organization.


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How Predictive are Genomes?

By Cristina Luiggi | April 3, 2012

Researchers put the predictive power of whole genome sequencing to the test.


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Courts Re-Examining Gene Patents

By Sabrina Richards | March 28, 2012

The US Supreme Court ordered patents held by Myriad Genetics to be reviewed further by the Federal Circuit Court.


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More Oversight for Omics Tests

By N/A | March 27, 2012

A new report outlines ways in which omics-based technologies can be shuttled more safely and effectively from the bench to the clinic.


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My DNA, My Results

By Cristina Luiggi | March 22, 2012

Are donors of biological material privy to research results that stem from their donation?


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Debate over RNA Transcription

By Edyta Zielinska | March 19, 2012

Researchers question earlier findings of a new mechanism for gene regulation.


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High Tumor Heterogeneity Confirmed

By Sabrina Richards | March 9, 2012

One biopsy may not provide enough information about the array of mutations in cancer to devise treatments based on a tumor’s genetic profile.


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Banana Fungus Origin Revealed

By Sabrina Richards | March 6, 2012

A fungal disease that is plaguing banana plants around the world originated in South East Asia.


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NIH Launches Genetics Test Database

By Jef Akst | March 1, 2012

The federal agency unveils a collection of thousands of genetic tests for some 2,500 diseases.


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A Mammalian Longevity Gene?

By Edyta Zielinska | February 23, 2012

Researchers find the first evidence that a sirtuin gene prolongs life in mice.


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