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Decoding the code: Iceland leads the way in gene sequencing COVID-19
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Decoding the code: Iceland leads the way in gene sequencing COVID-19

The aim is to trace every case in order to prevent problematic ones from slipping through the net.

Using CRISPR is too dangerous, can cause unintended changes in the DNA finds study
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Using CRISPR is too dangerous, can cause unintended changes in the DNA finds study

The study found that instead of the mutation being fixed, the chromosome carrying the mutation is gone which is a change that likely dooms the embryo.

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.

Important to conduct more Coronavirus tests even if it is just using standard rapid test
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Important to conduct more Coronavirus tests even if it is just using standard rapid test

The CDC’s calculations suggest that it is extremely difficult to detect any live virus in a sample above a threshold of 33 cycles.

Genes renamed, guidelines revised to deal with MS Excel's overzealous 'date autocorrect' issue
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Genes renamed, guidelines revised to deal with MS Excel's overzealous 'date autocorrect' issue

The latest guidelines bring extra focus to how researchers can deal with 'symbols that affect data handling and retrieval'.

Genetic analysis of COVID-19 patient's blood show people with type A might be severely infected compared to Type O
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Genetic analysis of COVID-19 patient's blood show people with type A might be severely infected compared to Type O

However, the evidence of the role of blood type is “tentative ... it isn’t enough of a signal to be sure,” said Dr Eric Topol, head of the Scripps Research Institute.

WHO calls for a central registry of all gene editing research conducted worldwide
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WHO calls for a central registry of all gene editing research conducted worldwide

A Chinese scientist last year claimed to have edited the genes of twin baby girls.

Scientists find that Neanderthal genes the reason behind shape of human skull
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Scientists find that Neanderthal genes the reason behind shape of human skull

Humans have unusually round skulls and brains compared to our ancient ancestors.

Baby-editing geneticist says a second volunteer in controversial study is pregnant
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Baby-editing geneticist says a second volunteer in controversial study is pregnant

He said he used a gene-editing technology known as CRISPR-Cas9 to alter the embryonic genes.

Researches identify the 'zombie' gene that protects elephants from cancer
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Researches identify the 'zombie' gene that protects elephants from cancer

Researchers are finding a way that may also pave way for treating cancer in humans.

Gene therapy may help reverse damage in kidney cells that cause chronic diseases
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Gene therapy may help reverse damage in kidney cells that cause chronic diseases

By gene therapy, the adeno-associated virus can deliver genetic material to damaged kidney cells.

A healthy lifestyle can overcome genetic risk of heart disease: Study
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A healthy lifestyle can overcome genetic risk of heart disease: Study

Researchers looked at two gene variants, MC4R and TCF7L2, known to increase the risk of metabolic disorders among study participants

Gene test finds which breast cancer patients can skip chemo
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Gene test finds which breast cancer patients can skip chemo

Many women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy without hurting their odds of beating the disease — good news from a major study that shows the value of a gene-activity test to gauge each patient's risk.

Researchers discover 2 new genetic variants linked to breast cancer
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Researchers discover 2 new genetic variants linked to breast cancer

Two new genetic variants associated with an increased risk of breast cancer have been identified in a worldwide study of the DNA of 100,000 women.

Scientists discover gene to help engineer drought-resistant crops
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Scientists discover gene to help engineer drought-resistant crops

Drought is the major cause of crop losses worldwide. A dry spell at a crucial stage of the growing season can cut some crop yields in half.<br />

China launches first gene chip database of birth defects
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China launches first gene chip database of birth defects

China's first gene chip database of birth defects will be launched this year in north China's Shanxi Province which has the highest birth defect rate of 1.9 per cent

Study: Red grapes, blueberries may enhance immune function
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Study: Red grapes, blueberries may enhance immune function

Two compounds found in red grapes and blueberries may help boost the human immune system, a study has found.

Gene mutations that cause brain tumour in children identified
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Gene mutations that cause brain tumour in children identified

Scientists claimed to have identified several gene mutations responsible for the most common childhood brain tumour.

Asus Maximus II Gene
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Asus Maximus II Gene

For gamers with smaller budgets.