Geneticist

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Name: Geneticist
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 3 reports

Unique human faces evolved via social interactions

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News  –Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) Why do humans have such an amazing variety of faces? To look unique and be easily recognisable and the highly visual social interactions throughout the history are the driver ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 16 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

LETTER: Difficult read on opposing views

THOSE Christians who don't read the Bible literally, like Glen Coulton ("Literal back-down doesn't read well" Letters 16/9), make it harder for him to erect a straw man to knock down. THOSE Christians who don't read the Bible literally, like Glen Coulton ... [Published Newcastle Herald - 7 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Addressing a Diversity Problem in Human Genetics

We have a diversity problem in the field of human genetics. Less than 1 percent of the Ph.D.s in fields related to human genetic research go to Native Americans (Table 1), and, according to Dr. Kim Tallbear of the University of Texas, they make up less ... [Published Huffington Post - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

The Flash Resurrects Dr. Tina McGee

For the new version of “The Flash”, the CW network has decided to bring back Amanda Pays – the actress who played Dr. Tina McGee on the original television series that ran for one season in 1990-91 on CBS. Pays, however, will not play her original role, ... [Published Toon Zone - Sep 15 2014]
Entities: Amanda Pays, Geneticist
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Here's Something You May Not Want To Know About Your Risk Of Breast Cancer

In this week’s Journal of the American Medical Association, famed geneticist Mary-Claire King argues that all women over age 30 should be tested for cancer-causing mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. She has the science right, but she is far too optimistic ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Do data from wearables belong in the medical record?

The great promise of wearables for medicine includes the opportunity for health measurement to participate more naturally in the flow of our lives, and provide a richer and more nuanced assessment of phenotype than that offered by the traditional labs ... [Published American Enterprise Institute - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

New ‘cool videos’ from NIH look at Alzheimer’s, heart attacks, MS, coral reefs

By ,Francis Collins, physician and geneticist, is widely known as director of the National Institutes of Health, former director of the Human Genome Project and an outspoken advocate of reconciling science with belief in Christianity.He’s less known as ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Genetics Profession Confronts its Troublesome Inheritance

On August 8, a remarkable letter appeared in the New York Times Sunday Book Review . Written by a group of five leading evolutionary geneticists and signed by another 135, it repudiated the main conclusions of Nicolas Wade’s book A Troublesome Inheritance ... [Published The Reality-Based Community - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

'2,000 Bull Project' Targets Cattle Traits

Sixteen different breeds and combinations of breeds are represented in the USMARC cattle herd. The variability of breed composition in the herd is obvious in the varied appearance of the animals. Photo by Mark Thallman. Breakthroughs in genetic research ... [Published CattleNetwork.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Nobel-winning biologist followed his dad

LINDAU, Germany - , an American immunologist and geneticist, is a co-recipient of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his contributions toward the discovery of the activation of innate immunity, an individual’s natural resistance toward ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Geneticists Decode the DNA Behind One of Earth's Most Invincible Organisms

The Polypedilum vanderplanki is more commonly known just as a midge, a particularly small form of common fly. Midges are found all over the world in absolutely every climate and ecosystem, but this one hails from northern Nigeria where the dry season ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Sep 13 2014]
Entities: Geneticist, Decrypt, DNA
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Could Genetics Hold The Answer To Curing Autism?

Part 3 of the TED Radio Hour episode From Curiosity To Discovery .About Wendy Chung's TED TalkGeneticist Wendy Chung describes what it's like to chip away at the mysteries of autism, and the excitement of uncovering tiny but critical clues.About Wendy ... [Published WNYC - Sep 12 2014]

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"Facial traits are more variable and less correlated than other traits and the genes that underlie them show higher levels of variation" Nachman maintained
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LETTER: Difficult read on opposing views [Published Newcastle Herald - 7 hours ago]
Nine blows to the head and then he was dead: mo... [Published Conversation UK - 10 hours ago]
Post-immunization epilepsy likely not related t... [Published 92.9 WLMI - 13 hours ago]
Insight into drought tolerance of TAM wheat var... [Published AgProfessional - 13 hours ago]
Blood Test Flags Depression, Predicts Treatment... [Published Diabetes Care - 14 hours ago]
Books I’d Like to Read: Making the world a bett... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 14 hours ago]
Evolution Made Us The Unique Snowflakes We Are ... [Published Medical Daily - 17 hours ago]
Why You 'Lose' Fat More Quickly May Have To Do ... [Published Medical Daily - 17 hours ago]
Human faces evolved to be recognisable, scienti... [Published The Independent - 17 hours ago]
Addressing a Diversity Problem in Human Genetics [Published Huffington Post - 18 hours ago]
ASTRO: Imaging, radiation oncology increasingly... [Published Aunt Minnie - Sep 16 2014]
25 years after CF gene isolated, researchers st... [Published Star 96 - Sep 16 2014]
[tt] [tp] Yuval Harari: H+ only for the rich? [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 16 2014]
PALB2 Study: Researchers and Patients Must 'Pal... [Published The ASCO Post - Sep 15 2014]
The Flash Resurrects Dr. Tina McGee [Published Toon Zone - Sep 15 2014]
Do data from wearables belong in the medical re... [Published American Enterprise Institute - Sep 15 2014]
New ‘cool videos’ from NIH look at Alzheimer’s,... [Published Washington Post - Sep 15 2014]
New ‘cool videos’ from NIH look at Alzheimer’s,... [Published The Checkup - Sep 15 2014]
The CW's 'The Flash' Recruits Original Star for... [Published Hollywood Reporter - Sep 15 2014]
DNASTAR Awarded Antibody Engineering Software S... [Published BioSpace - Sep 15 2014]
The Genetics Profession Confronts its Troubleso... [Published The Reality-Based Community - Sep 15 2014]
'Putting on clothes causes my son’s joints to d... [Published York Press - Sep 15 2014]
'2,000 Bull Project' Targets Cattle Traits [Published CattleNetwork.com - Sep 15 2014]
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GM food is safe according to independent studie... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - 4 hours ago]
Not-for-profit group Biology Fortified is dedicated to dispelling myths about genetically modified crops. Marc Brazeau reports. (at COSMOS magazine): Critics of genetically modified crops often assert that all research into the plants’ safety is bought ...
Books I’d Like to Read: Making the world a bett... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 14 hours ago]
It’s been quite a long while since I’ve done a “books I’d like to read” post, that’s for sure. This fall seems to be have a particularly exciting list of books so I thought I’d pull some of them together (as well as some older books) here for all our ...
[tt] [tp] Yuval Harari: H+ only for the rich? [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 16 2014]
  http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/sep/05/body-upgrades-only-for-rich   Body Upgrades may be Nearing Reality, but Only for the Rich by Ian Sample,  The Guardian September 5th, 2014   ![if !vml]> <![endif]> Homo sapiens ...
New ‘cool videos’ from NIH look at Alzheimer’s,... [Published The Checkup - Sep 15 2014]
Francis Collins, physician and geneticist, is widely known as director of the National Institutes of Health, former director of the Human Genome Project and an outspoken advocate of reconciling science with belief in Christianity. Read full article ...
The Genetics Profession Confronts its Troubleso... [Published The Reality-Based Community - Sep 15 2014]
On August 8, a remarkable letter appeared in the New York Times Sunday Book Review . Written by a group of five leading evolutionary geneticists and signed by another 135, it repudiated the main conclusions of Nicolas Wade’s book A Troublesome Inheritance ...
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