Genetic Code

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Name: Genetic Code
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Why scientists can't kill HIV

Humanity's war against the HIV has been a constantly shifting battle, thanks to the wily nature of the virus. But humans, being quite wily themselves, have persevered in the search for a cure despite setback after setback. Recently, scientists found a ... [Published The Week Magazine - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 13 reports

£300m DNA project could revolutionize British medicine

16:01AFP Photo/HOMedicine could be revolutionized by a UK project committed to mapping the DNA genetic code of people with cancer and rare diseases.The four-year project tosequence 100,000 people’s DNA could lead to targeted therapies,making treatments ... [Published Russia Today - 8 hours ago]
Entities: DNA, Genomics, Genetic Code
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Not an inside job: non-coded amino acids compromise the genetic code

The sophistication of the editing mechanisms that prevent gene translation errors indicates that amino acid misincorporation is generally a problem to be avoided. Mistranslation is considered invariably deleterious and often caused by confusion between ... [Published EMBO Journal - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

7 Must-Read Stories In July 2014

Top NewsAugust 1, 2014A round-up of our top stories in July 2014; spanning ancient fossils to cosmic rays and the most high profile retraction in recent years.AsianScientist (Aug. 1, 2014) – Just in case you missed any of them, here are seven must-read ... [Published Asian Scientist - 13 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Findings advance fundamental understanding of DNA damage by UV rays in sunlight

In the same week that the U.S. surgeon general issued a 101-page report about the dangers of skin cancer, researchers at Montana State University published a paper breaking new ground on how DNA - the genetic code in every cell - responds when expose ... [Published BioPortfolio - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

EMBARGO MIDNIGHT English patients set for genetic revolution: Government backs massive new £300m gene...

England is poised to take a giant leap into the brave new world of genomic medicine, wherein everyone will eventually have their entire three billion letters of their genetic code unravelled in order to diagnose, treat and even predict future illness ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Cancer hope over 'genetic revolution'

By Andy McFarlane BBC NewsPreviews of an announcement by David Cameron of a £300m cash injection for a project to map 100,000 complete genetic DNA sequences lead some papers. The Daily Express says it offers hope that a cancer cure could be developed ... [Published BBC - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

'Killer Sperm' Keeps Worms From Breeding With Other Species

Every so often, animals looking for love will color outside the lines, taking a mate that doesn't exactly share their own genetic code. Such inter-species pairings can produce some pretty cool animal hybrids, like the popular liger or the brown and white ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 31 2014]
Entities: Sperm, Species, Liger
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Google Translate's Lead Scientist Is Going to Help Conquer Death

Google, it turns out, doesn't have a monopoly on the ambitious goal to conquer death. In fact, the tech giant just lost one of its top computer scientists to a genetics startup called Human Longevity, which is working to achieve exactly what the name ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Bioscience Technology This Week #4: Gold Nanoparticles Show Promise for Drug Delivery

On this episode of Bioscience Technology This Week:Gold Nanoparticles Show Promise for Drug DeliveryA special class of tiny gold particles can easily slip through cell membranes, making them good candidates to deliver drugs directly to target cells.Deciphering ... [Published Bioscience Technology Online - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Kids - The Amazing Science Circus

To celebrate National Science Week, the Discovery Centre presents two days of science experiments – from solving the genetic code for human diseases in the phylo online game space, to cooking with chocolate. Workshops are suitable for ages four and u ... [Published Time Out Sydney - Jul 30 2014]
Entities: Genetic Code, Chocolate
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Exploring 50 Years of the Genetic Code: From Initial Discovery to Therapeutic Applications

- On July 31, the New York Academy of Sciences will hold the symposium to commemorate the 50th anniversary if the identification of all 64 codons that make up the genetic code. Presented by the and the Academy's Hot Topics in Life Sciences discussion ... [Published Noodls - Jul 29 2014]

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...is a momentous day for the UK to push the boundaries of medical science and create the first comprehensive national program for genomic healthcare, " Jay Flatley, (right) CEO of Illumina said: “Illumina is committed to partnering with Genomics England as they look to implement vital changes in the way healthcare is practiced.  This project confirms the UK as a leader in the global race to implement genomic technology and create a lasting legacy for patients, the NHS and the UK economy.”"
"We're going to keep at it until someone can solve this problem" Cesare says
"Experts believe it will lead to targeted therapies and could make chemotherapy "a thing of the past"."
...However, Ross Anderson, a security expert at Cambridge University tells The Guardian : "Anybody who says they can protect the privacy of your genomic data by anonymising it is mistaken." He warns that genomic information is far more sensitive than the kinds of details people freely share on social networks and could become even more valuable...

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U.K. genomics projects granted $505M [Published Center Watch - 3 hours ago]
£300m DNA project could revolutionize British m... [Published Russia Today - 8 hours ago]
Genome & big data share [Published Compute Scotland - 9 hours ago]
Telomeres – the invisible elixir of youth [Published Sydney Morning Herald - 10 hours ago]
UK takes lead on rare disease DNA mapping [Published Business Standard India - 11 hours ago]
Why scientists can't kill HIV [Published The Week Magazine - 11 hours ago]
Not an inside job: non-coded amino acids compro... [Published EMBO Journal - 11 hours ago]
How pioneering DNA project aims to transform ca... [Published The First Post: Latest - 12 hours ago]
Wellcome Trust invests £27m in world-class sequ... [Published Wellcome Trust - 12 hours ago]
Revolutionary genome project announced [Published Laboratorytalk - 12 hours ago]
Britain launches project to unravel human genet... [Published Times of India - 13 hours ago]
Drugs that target cancer without harming health... [Published PANORAMA.am - 13 hours ago]
7 Must-Read Stories In July 2014 [Published Asian Scientist - 13 hours ago]
Cambridge’s Sanger to host NHS cancer fighting ... [Published Cabume - 14 hours ago]
Poll: Would you donate your DNA for the sake me... [Published Telegraph - 14 hours ago]
Genomes Project gains £300m UK funding boost [Published Pharmafocus - 14 hours ago]
Cambridge steers £300m UK bid to be genomics wo... [Published Business Weekly UK - 15 hours ago]
UK 'to lead world in genetics' [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - 16 hours ago]
What the papers say - August 1 [Published BT.com - 17 hours ago]
Findings advance fundamental understanding of D... [Published BioPortfolio - 17 hours ago]
Chemotherapy will be history in 20 years, say U... [Published Melbourne Age - 21 hours ago]
End of chemotherapy within 20 years as pioneeri... [Published Telegraph - 22 hours ago]
David Cameron hails gene revolution 'that will ... [Published Mail Online UK - 22 hours ago]
Mapping DNA code for better treatments [Published MSN New Zealand - Aug 01 2014]
EMBARGO MIDNIGHT English patients set for genet... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 01 2014]
Cancer hope over 'genetic revolution' [Published BBC - Aug 01 2014]
EMBARGO MIDNIGHT English patients set for genet... [Published The Independent - Aug 01 2014]
Therapies hope for major DNA project [Published BBC - Aug 01 2014]
'Killer Sperm' Keeps Worms From Breeding With O... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 31 2014]
On the Road: The Evolution of HIV Along Highway... [Published Discover Magazine - Jul 31 2014]
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Killer Sperm Violently Prevents Worms From Inte... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 30 2014]
A female nematode being invaded by sperm.Gavin Woodruff Every so often, animals looking for love will color outside the lines, taking a mate that doesn’t exactly share their own genetic code.  Such inter-species pairings can produce some pretty cool ...
Infant Possibilities [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 30 2014]
Photograph by Sam Kaplan When Kira Walker was born, on June 13, 2013, her parents and doctors knew she might have health issues. Her mother, a recovering heroin addict, had taken methadone to manage her addiction throughout the pregnancy. Kira was ...
It's Shocking That GM Is Only Now Making Safety... [Published Clusterstock - Jul 24 2014]
Given that General Motors has recalled 30 million vehicles so far this year — twice as many cars and trucks as were sold in the entire U.S. in 2013 — the company's second-quarter earnings were reasonably stable, with just a slight miss on earnings. ...
Press Release: Common gene variants account for... [Published Left Brain/Right Brain - Jul 22 2014]
This press release is from NIH: Common gene variants account for most genetic risk for autism Common gene variants account for most genetic risk for autism Roles of heritability, mutations, environment estimated – NIH-funded study Print this pageShare ...
Science News » Schizophrenia’s Genetic “Skyline... [Published NIMH | Recent Updates - Jul 22 2014]
The largest genomic dragnet of any psychiatric disorder to date has unmasked 108 chromosomal sites harboring inherited variations in the genetic code linked to schizophrenia, 83 of which had not been previously reported. ...
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$105 Million State-Initiated Collaboration betw... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 09 2014]
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