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Latimeria chalumnae "fish with legs from Indian Ocean" the mysterious living fossil reveals its secrets

In 1938, the world zoologists was shaken by a discovery without precedent: in the Indian Ocean was living creature amazing - a fish, no doubt, but one very strange fin provided with a kind of "paws", reminiscent of limbs terrestrial vertebrates. ...
by Potent Scientia Est on Nov 22, 2016

Scientists install 'memories' in DNA of human cells

RT Scientists have managed to record histories in the DNA of human cells, allowing them to recall past “memories.” The advancement could prove vital for researchers studying how cells undergo genetic changes that lead to disease. The advancem...
by INFRAKSHUN on Aug 23, 2016

Why snakes are long (and other recent updates)

This post will soon be available in Spanish A Western Hog-nosed Snake (Heterodon nasicus)depredating a turtle nest in NebraskaAs I did in March and June, I wanted to highlight some recent and exciting updates to some of my earlier articles.

What Is CRISPR And How Can It Edit Your DNA?

Scientists have invented an innovative Technology, which will be helpful for eliminating our diseases easily and quickly by altering our DNA found in Human Body. This technique is named as CRISPR Gene Editing Technology. Have you ever heard about thi...
by WhiteDust Blog on Apr 2, 2016

The Drill Down 419: Where Are the Sexbots?

This week, Microsoft’s rampant and silly AI, Google phones home, the Apple/FBI fight is over, Microsoft's Build conference 2016, the smallest cell created, a 3D printed sonograph ...All this and more on The Drill Down podcast [...] The post The Dri...
by Geeks of Doom on Apr 1, 2016

"Exquisitely Designed" Enzyme Challenges Darwinian Explanations

It’s complicated, yet exquisitely designed. Image courtesy of Boghog2, public domain. Joel Kontinen Intelligent design is becoming increasingly obvious. So obvious that researchers are having a hard time describing genetics or biology without...
by Joel Kontinen on Jan 19, 2016

Alzheimer's Disease Variants with the Genome-Wide Significance are Significantly Enriched in Immune Pathways and Active in Immune Cells. - PubMed - NCBI

The existing large-scale genome-wide association studies (GWAS) datasets provide strong support for investigating the mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease (AD) by applying multiple methods of pathway analysis. Previous studies using selected single nucl...
by PolygenicBlog on Jan 11, 2016

Social Genealogy: The Mistakes You Made That Sent Potential Cousins Away

Social Genealogy: The Mistakes You Made That Sent Potential Cousins Away…And How You Can Fix Them One Administrator, Many Trees As genealogy and DNA sharing has evolved, there is still one very... That's not all, read on!

Whole-genome sequencing of quartet families with autism spectrum disorder : Nature Medicine : Nature Publishing Group

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is genetically heterogeneous, with evidence for hundreds of susceptibility loci. Previous microarray and exome-sequencing studies have examined portions of the genome in simplex families (parents and one ASD-affected ch...
by PolygenicBlog on Jan 27, 2015

Getting High On Life

Biology concepts – bacteria, climate, respiratory, birds, arthropods, astrobiology, clouds Carl Sagan wasn’t just the host of the original Cosmoson TV. He solved the riddles of Venus’ high temperature, the seasons on Mars, and the color of...
by As Many Exceptions As Rules on Aug 13, 2014

Does Life Come In XXXS?

Biology concepts – characteristics of life, archaea, bacteria, mycoplasma, synthetic biology, symbiosis, parasitism, nanobacteria, genomeAs part of this blog, we have talked about some pretty small life. Wolffia globosa is the smallest flowering pl...
by As Many Exceptions As Rules on Jul 30, 2014

Human Proteome Map

The Human Proteome Map (HPM) portal is an interactive resource to the scientific community by integrating the massive peptide sequencing result from the draft map of the human proteome project. The project was based on LC-MS/MS by utilizing of high...
by PolygenicBlog on May 29, 2014

Out Today: The First Catalog Of All The Proteins In The Human Body

Human Proteins The blue patterning on the right shows the results of experiments separating and identifying proteins inside tissue samples.
by Cnet Analysis on May 28, 2014

Founder of Book Recommendation Service “Slams” Self-Publishing

Simple post today…  Let’s start with the idea that most readers don’t mind having books recommended to them. Also, it seems many recommendations come from friends. However, Aaron Stanton, founder of The Book Genome Project, feels...
by Notes from An Alien on May 7, 2014

Evolution and Diversity in Human Herpes Simplex Virus Genomes

Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) causes a chronic, lifelong infection in >60% of adults. Multiple recent vaccine trials have failed, with viral diversity likely contributing to these failures. To understand HSV-1 diversity better, we comprehensively...
by PolygenicBlog on Apr 10, 2014

Scientists Sequence The Largest Genome To Date

Loblolly pine Doug Goldman @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA-NRCS-NPDT Loblolly pines are pleasant conifers that grow throughout the Southeast US, and are probably the most commercially important tree in the South. Denizens of the lowlands, they are...
by Cnet Analysis on Mar 20, 2014

www.nipgr.res.in NIPGR - National Institute of Plant Genome Research for Research Associate/ JRF Recruitment 2013

NIPGR - National Institute of Plant Genome Research for Research Associate/ JRF Recruitment 2013 Last Date : 02 Jan 2014 Company Profile The National Institute of Plant Genome Research (formerly known as National Centre for Plant Genome Researc...
by GovJobInd on Dec 21, 2013

Combinatorial effects of multiple enhancer variants in linkage disequilibrium dictate levels of gene expression to confer susceptibility to common traits

DNA variants (SNPs) that predispose to common traits often localize within noncoding regulatory elements such as enhancers. Moreover, loci identified by genome-wide association studies (GWAS) often contain multiple SNPs in link...
by PolygenicBlog on Dec 21, 2013

Evolution, species, oversimplification & the death of Occam…

Evolution does not necessarily form species. (“species” based on the ‘similar genes’ definition) (1) This applies to Meiofauna and probably …Continue reading »...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Dec 7, 2013

Brain, body, DNA, “uniqueness”…

It was once thought that each cell in a person’s body possesses the same DNA code and that the particular …Continue reading »...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Nov 30, 2013


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