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Powerful new gene editing tool adapted from CRISPR-Cas9 can make larger DNA repairs
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Powerful new gene editing tool adapted from CRISPR-Cas9 can make larger DNA repairs

The new capability to delete or replace long stretches of DNA could help researchers better understand disease conditions and ageing.

Hathras gangrape: Cops citing forensic report as gospel truth could end up perverting justice
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Hathras gangrape: Cops citing forensic report as gospel truth could end up perverting justice

While medical and forensic evidence can help show how a crime may have occurred and identify the perpetrator, it is important to understand that they are riddled with limitations

People with Neanderthal DNA run a higher risk of severe complications from COVID-19
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People with Neanderthal DNA run a higher risk of severe complications from COVID-19

The potentially dangerous string of DNA is not evenly distributed today across the globe with some 16 percent of Europeans carrying it and the highest — 63 percent — found in Bangladesh.

Scientists discover small molecule that targets, destroys RNA sequence of virus that causes COVID-19
Health

Scientists discover small molecule that targets, destroys RNA sequence of virus that causes COVID-19

RNA is a molecule, which stands for ribonucleic acid and is similar to DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) found in human cells.

Shopian encounter: DNA samples of 3 men killed by forces match with families from Rajouri, says J&K Police
India

Shopian encounter: DNA samples of 3 men killed by forces match with families from Rajouri, says J&K Police

The police had initiated an inquiry after social media reports indicated that the three men were labourers from Rajouri and had gone missing in Amshipura in Jammu and Kashmir

Preexisting drug used to treat bipolar disorder, hearing loss could prevent COVID-19 from spreading in human cells
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Preexisting drug used to treat bipolar disorder, hearing loss could prevent COVID-19 from spreading in human cells

Ebselen is a chemical compound with anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidative, bactericidal, and cell-protective properties.

Scientists discover that 'competition' between mitochondrial DNA in a cell decides which variant prevails
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Scientists discover that 'competition' between mitochondrial DNA in a cell decides which variant prevails

The study shows that cells can analyze which mtDNA genome would be best suited for the metabolic needs of a specific cell type.

Neanderthal genes passed down makes some people more prone to COVID-19 infection, a new study proposes
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Neanderthal genes passed down makes some people more prone to COVID-19 infection, a new study proposes

The Neanderthal gene was found highest in Bangladeshi ancestry, with 63 percent of its population carrying at least one copy of the risk variant.

Breast Cancer genes found in both men and women; here's all you need to know about BRCA and genetic testing
Health

Breast Cancer genes found in both men and women; here's all you need to know about BRCA and genetic testing

Previous studies have shown that mutations (change in the structure) in the Breast Cancer (BRCA) genes in men can increase the risk of breast cancer, prostate cancer, and other cancers

It may be possible to genetically switch off aggressive breast cancer, new study suggests
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It may be possible to genetically switch off aggressive breast cancer, new study suggests

An animal study conducted in Tulane University in the US found a pair of genes, that if switched off, can stop the development of triple-negative breast cancer

Kerala Police files FIR against Zee News editor Sudhir Chaudhary for broadcasting 'Jihad flowchart', offending sentiments of Muslims
India

Kerala Police files FIR against Zee News editor Sudhir Chaudhary for broadcasting 'Jihad flowchart', offending sentiments of Muslims

The Kerala Police has filed an FIR against Zee News editor Sudhir Chaudhary for 'offending religious beliefs' on his TV show DNA via a specious chart where he schooled his viewers on different forms of Jihad

Researchers believe analysing Coronavirus' genome could help trace and stop a second wave of infections
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Researchers believe analysing Coronavirus' genome could help trace and stop a second wave of infections

COVID-19 genome consists of a single, short strand of RNA that the virus uses to hijack its host’s cellular machinery and make copies of itself.

Coronavirus Outbreak: What are the challenges and limitations of RT-PCR testing?
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: What are the challenges and limitations of RT-PCR testing?

The efficiency of this test depends on the adequate collection of the viral RNA which is extracted from the throat of patients.

Immune response from Australia's first COVID-19 cases shows body's ability to fight and recover from virus
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Immune response from Australia's first COVID-19 cases shows body's ability to fight and recover from virus

More than 80 percent of COVID-19 cases are mild-to-moderate, understanding the immune response in these cases are important for research.

Scientists claim to have uses CRISPR for the first time to treat a patient who was blind
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Scientists claim to have uses CRISPR for the first time to treat a patient who was blind

They said that it will take up to a month to see if this surgery worked and has restored the patient's vision.

Locating Dara Shukoh’s grave would serve little purpose if we cannot celebrate his theological works, syncretic ethos
Life

Locating Dara Shukoh’s grave would serve little purpose if we cannot celebrate his theological works, syncretic ethos

If we are to indeed celebrate Dara Shukoh, aren’t his literary and theological works and his deeply syncretic ethos, more important to remember and follow, than a knowledge of the precise location of his mortal remains?

Researchers find genes of mysterious human species that interbred with Africans thousands of years ago
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Researchers find genes of mysterious human species that interbred with Africans thousands of years ago

Not much is known about this ghost population other than they seemed to diverge from the evolutionary line around 650,000 years ago.

World Cancer Day 2020: Delving into the genetics of cancer offers experts clarity, insights aplenty
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World Cancer Day 2020: Delving into the genetics of cancer offers experts clarity, insights aplenty

Oncologists now take genetic tests as an important tool for diagnosis and treatment planning of cancer and its management.

Laboratories in China are mining DNA samples to map faces with help from the West
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Laboratories in China are mining DNA samples to map faces with help from the West

Uighurs and human rights groups have said authorities collected DNA samples, images of irises and other personal data during mandatory health checks.

Amid liquidity crunch, DNA downs shutter on its print edition, to go fully digital; cites changing reader preference
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Amid liquidity crunch, DNA downs shutter on its print edition, to go fully digital; cites changing reader preference

Amidst the liquidity crunch the parent Zee Group faces and staggered closure, it's print venture, the Daily News & Analysis (DNA) on Wednesday said it is stopping print edition from Thursday and will go digital, citing changing reader preferences