Geneticist

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First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Brutish and short? DNA ‘switch’ sheds light on Neanderthals

How can creatures as different in body and mind as present-day humans and their extinct Neanderthal cousins be 99.84% identical genetically?Four years after scientists discovered that the two species' genomes differ by a fraction of a percent, geneticists ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - 1 hour ago]
Entities: DNA, Neanderthal, Geneticist
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

News | NEW: Brown to Recognize 9 Alumni with Honorary Degrees

Brown University will offer honorary degrees to nine distinguished alumni at the school's 246th Commencement on Sunday, May 25th.Lee Berk ’64, former president of Berklee College of Music and an advocate for broader community programs of musical education ... [Published GoLocalProv - 7 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Genetic study tackles mystery of slow plant domestications

"The Modern View of Domestication," a special feature of The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) published April 29, raises a number of startling questions about a transition in our deep history that most of us take for granted. At ... [Published Bio-Medicine - 15 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Gene activity sets humans apart from extinct hominids

Extinct human cousins may have used some genes differently than modern people do, an analysis of Neandertal and Denisovan DNA reveals.Compared with living people, Neandertals and ancient Siberians known as Denisovans had slightly different patterns of ... [Published Science News Online - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

You Might Have Inherited Your Ancestors’ Fears

PIC: Hale Woodruff “Ancestral Memory” (CC)While not widely accepted in psychiatric circles, C.G. Jung’s theories about “racial memory” (more commonly known now as “genetic memory”) became a popular trope in the writings of writers like Robert E. Howard, ... [Published Disinformation - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Identical twins, one case of Down syndrome: a genetic mystery

AdvertisementA rare occurrence in the earliest days of a pregnancy produces an unusual and mystifying outcome: Identical twin fetuses are conceived of the same meeting of egg and sperm. And despite their shared DNA, one of the twins has Down syndrome ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 17 2014]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Ancient African cattle first domesticated in Middle East, MU study reveals

Tags: africa , beef , breeding , cattle , dairy , diversity , europe , food , genetics , history , india , research , texasGeneticist and anthropologists previously suspected that ancient Africans domesticated cattle native to the African continent nearly ... [Published AgroTimes.com - 21 hours ago]
Entities: Cattle, Genetics, Geneticist
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Screening genes for better breeding

Marker-assisted selection is a technique used by plant breeders to locate and assemble desirable traits — shaving years off the time needed to create a new commercial hybrid. This method works with genetic material native to a prospective plant and allows ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Geneticist, Embryo, DNA
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Woman pregnant with another couple’s twins after fertility clinic mix-up

( LifeSiteNews.com ) – An Italian woman is carrying the twin children of another couple after workers at a fertility clinic implanted her with the wrong embryos.The mix-up happened four months ago at the Sandro Pertini Hospital in Rome, on a day when ... [Published LifeSite - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

SAPA - DOLPHINS

DOLPHINSContributed by NAMPA / SAPA.WCAPE DOLPHINS RELATED: RESEARCHHeaviside dolphins along the southern West Coast of Africa are all related and belong to one of two major populations, a genetic study has found.Before this study in South Africa, little ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Definition of marriage

Re "Expelling Eich, other 'enemies of the people' (Viewpoints, April 12): Does anyone consider that biologically-driven same sex attraction might be Nature's constraint on over-population? If the union of one man, one woman is the definition of marriage, ... [Published Sacramento Bee - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Sperm can pass trauma symptoms through generations, study finds

Researchers have put ample effort into identifying genes that help explain why cancer or heart disease run in some families. But scientists still don’t know if some genes can explain why the children and grandchildren of people who’ve survived traumatic ... [Published PrisonPlanet - Apr 14 2014]

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Experts say that unlike in adults, it is hard to detect TB in children, particularly in those below 8 years, as they don't spit out sputum. "The diagnosis is also complicated because the bacteria can mimic many other common childhood diseases, including pneumonia, general bacterial and viral infections and respiratory infections. So accuracy is vital" said Dr Swaminathan
"People are fundamentally interested in what makes us human, in what makes us different from Neanderthals" said Sarah Tishkoff, an expert in human evolution at the University of Pennsylvania, who was not involved in the new study...
...As they say in the paper abstract: "It is difficult to overstate the cultural and biological impacts that the domestication of plants and animals has had on our species. … the next decade will yield even more substantial insights not only into how domestication took place, but also when and where it did, and where and why it did not." The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, headquartered in Panama City, Panama, is a unit of the Smithsonian Institution...
"If we keep kids active instead of letting them sit inin front of a computer, would that have an effect on adult health?" Booth mused

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Gene activity sets humans apart from extinct ho... [Published Science News Online - 11 hours ago]
You Might Have Inherited Your Ancestors’ Fears [Published Disinformation - 12 hours ago]
Brutish and short? DNA "switch" sheds light on ... [Published TrustMedia - 12 hours ago]
Why Science Cannot Unlock the Secret of the Hum... [Published Philadelphia Trumpet - 13 hours ago]
An Evening With President Monaco [Published Tufts Daily - 15 hours ago]
As Genetics Moves to the Clinic, Pathogenic Var... [Published Bio-IT World - 15 hours ago]
Can World's Rarest Bear Be Saved? [Published National Geographic - 15 hours ago]
Genetic study tackles mystery of slow plant dom... [Published Bio-Medicine - 15 hours ago]
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Trace Your Genetic Ancestry Through National Ge... [Published Brookings Institution - 18 hours ago]
Institute of Food Technologists : Launches Futu... [Published 4 Traders - 20 hours ago]
Ancient African cattle first domesticated in Mi... [Published AgroTimes.com - 21 hours ago]
Deep Space in Parker offers STEM classes outsid... [Published Denver Post - 22 hours ago]
Trait by trait, plant scientists swiftly weed o... [Published Washington Post - Apr 17 2014]
The Amazing Tale of the Cherry Pit from Space [Published New Yorker - Apr 17 2014]
Identical twins, one case of Down syndrome: a g... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 17 2014]
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Brutish and short? DNA ‘switch’ she... [Published The Malaysian Insider - 1 hour ago]
How can creatures as different in body and mind as present-day humans and their extinct Neanderthal cousins be 99.84% identical genetically?Four years after scientists discovered that the two species' genomes differ by a fraction of a percent, geneticists ...
Genetic study tackles mystery of slow plant dom... [Published WUSTL Science & Technology News - 10 hours ago]
Donald Knuth/Ethnobotanical gardens/CC LicenseThe changes that took place as this plant was domesticated were so dramatic that its ancestry became a mystery for many decades. The plant is teosinte, now known to be the progenitor of maize (or corn, ...
Sperm RNA carries marks of trauma [Published 3quarksdaily - Apr 15 2014]
Virginia Hughes in Nature: Trauma is insidious. It not only increases a person’s risk for psychiatric disorders, but can also spill over into the next generation. People who were traumatized during the Khmer Rouge genocide in Cambodia tended to ...
Asking Powerful Public Scientists Hard Questions [Published Atomic Insights - Apr 14 2014]
On Wednesday, April 9, 2014, The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists hosted a symposium titled Speaking Knowledge to Power in Princeton University’s Robertson Hall. The speakers included ...
Recursion Pharmaceuticals Announces Formation o... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Apr 12 2014]
Salt Lake City, UT, April 12, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Recursion Pharmaceuticals, a biotech start-up in Salt Lake’s Research Park focused on discovering treatments for rare genetic diseases, announced the formation of its Scientific and Technical Advisory ...
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