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University of California to be granted patent of CRISPR gene-editing tech: Report
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University of California to be granted patent of CRISPR gene-editing tech: Report

CRISPR works as molecular scissors that can trim away unwanted pieces of genetic material.

DNA analysis may help predict a person's life expectancy, study claims
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DNA analysis may help predict a person's life expectancy, study claims

Genes that affect the brain and heart are responsible for most of the variation in lifespan, study finds

Scientists detail full genome of wheat containing 1,07,891 genes for first time
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Scientists detail full genome of wheat containing 1,07,891 genes for first time

The world needs more disease-resistant wheat varieties and breeds that can grow with less water.

New genes contributing to Alzheimers identified, widening scope for its treatment
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New genes contributing to Alzheimers identified, widening scope for its treatment

The genetic and environmental factors that susceptible to the development of Alzheimer's is still not well understood.

Nasa study finds that space travel can alter your genes
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Nasa study finds that space travel can alter your genes

Nasa scientists in an unprecedented study have found that space travel may alter gene expression.

Addiction to Facebook or gaming could be because of genes: Research
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Addiction to Facebook or gaming could be because of genes: Research

Are you anxious that your kid is hooked to social networking sites like Facebook or busy playing video games throughout the night? You now have another reason to blame for the growing addiction: Genes.

Scientists discover 90 new gene regions linked to obesity: report
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Scientists discover 90 new gene regions linked to obesity: report

Scientists have discovered more than 90 new gene regions that play a role in obesity.

Genes explain why some people love music, says research
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Genes explain why some people love music, says research

Research suggests that genes that affect hearing and cognitive function may play roles in one's musical aptitude.

Many types of Schizophrenia, can be divided into 8 classes: Study
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Many types of Schizophrenia, can be divided into 8 classes: Study

Schizophrenia is not a single disease but a group of eight genetically distinct disorders, each with its own set of symptoms, scientists have found.

New genetic method for sex determination found, say researchers
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New genetic method for sex determination found, say researchers

Not just the X and Y chromosome but a subset of very small genes also play a key role in sex determination.

Gene that creates blood vessels could help fight cancer, heart disease
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Gene that creates blood vessels could help fight cancer, heart disease

In a promising research, scientists have discovered a blood vessel-creating gene that could be used to combat cancer, heart disease and strokes.

People likely to pick mates with similar DNAs
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People likely to pick mates with similar DNAs

According to research, people are more likely to pick mates who have similar DNA - a strong reason for tying the knots other than religion, age, race, income, body type and education.

Genes, eating healthy keeps me fit, says Aamir Khan
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Genes, eating healthy keeps me fit, says Aamir Khan

When asked about the secret behind his youthful looks and fit frame, he said: "What should I say...a lot of it has to do with my genes, and I always eat healthy. I stay conscious about what I eat."

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

Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded to three doctors: All you need to know
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Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded to three doctors: All you need to know

The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded jointly on Monday to James E Rothman, Randy W Schekman and Thomas C. Suedhof "for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells". Here's all you need to know about the winners, as well as the past winners of the prize

Brain-Mapping Research Gets a Major Breakthrough
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Brain-Mapping Research Gets a Major Breakthrough

Scientists at the Allen Institute for Brain Science have achieved a major breakthrough on the brain mapping front.