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#Genes

# genes - Saturday 7 April, 2018

'Neurons can't get notions of being muscles': What makes cells with the same DNA act differently?
# Trinity
# Trinity

'Neurons can't get notions of being muscles': What makes cells with the same DNA act differently?

Apr 7th 2018, 9:45 AM 9,398 Views 10 Comments

“Imagine your genes are books in a library…”

# genes - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Poll: Do you agree with gene editing?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with gene editing?

Aug 3rd 2017, 9:18 AM 20,098 Views 139 Comments

The controversial process could help eradicate certain diseases.

Scientists fix disease genes in human embryos for the first time
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Scientists fix disease genes in human embryos for the first time

Aug 3rd 2017, 7:22 AM 10,056 Views 20 Comments

Just over 72% of the embryos ended up being free of a heart disease-causing mutation.

# genes - Saturday 27 May, 2017

People from this Greek beach village have a gene that helps them live longer, despite diet
# New Discovery
# New Discovery

People from this Greek beach village have a gene that helps them live longer, despite diet

May 27th 2017, 9:00 PM 36,126 Views 14 Comments

The isolate population in Mylopotamos live on a diet rich in animal fat.

# genes - Thursday 15 December, 2016

The first three-parent baby in the UK could be born next year
# Fertility
# Fertility

The first three-parent baby in the UK could be born next year

Dec 15th 2016, 9:27 PM 10,294 Views 48 Comments

The technique would allow mothers who carry disease-causing mutations in their genes to give birth to children free of the illness.

# genes - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

This factory plans to clone animals on an industrial scale
# China
# China

This factory plans to clone animals on an industrial scale

Nov 24th 2015, 7:30 PM 9,537 Views 11 Comments

It will develop animals such as pet and police dogs, racehorses, and cows.

# genes - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Women inherit more than their looks from their mothers
# Thanks Mam
# Thanks Mam

Women inherit more than their looks from their mothers

Aug 22nd 2015, 7:00 PM 39,264 Views 16 Comments

And it can be used to make children healthier.

# genes - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Scientists might have found the reason that people suffer from alcoholism
# Genes
# Genes

Scientists might have found the reason that people suffer from alcoholism

Jul 14th 2015, 6:03 AM 19,801 Views 29 Comments

The experiment involved looking at a protein that exists in both fruit flies and humans.

# genes - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Sturridge: My recurring injuries could be hereditary
# Genes
From The42
# Genes

Sturridge: My recurring injuries could be hereditary

Oct 30th 2014, 12:37 PM 4,701 Views 4 Comments

The Liverpool forward admits that his family have always suffered with muscle problems while he also hopes to strike up a partnership with Mario Balotelli when he regains fitness

# genes - Sunday 3 August, 2014

The closer you live to Denmark, the happier you are... It's science, apparently
# Happy Gene
# Happy Gene

The closer you live to Denmark, the happier you are... It's science, apparently

Aug 3rd 2014, 10:15 AM 16,006 Views 24 Comments

The greater a nation’s genetic distance from Denmark, the less happy its citizens are – according to new research.

# genes - Thursday 8 May, 2014

At last: Study explains why polar bears are fat and yet healthy
# Bear Necessities
# Bear Necessities

At last: Study explains why polar bears are fat and yet healthy

May 8th 2014, 7:43 PM 14,034 Views 9 Comments

It’s all down to genes and some super-speedy evolution.

# genes - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Autism and schizophrenia may be caused by the same mutations
# Health
# Health

Autism and schizophrenia may be caused by the same mutations

Apr 29th 2014, 9:01 AM 9,046 Views 35 Comments

That’s the finding of a research group at Trinity College.

# genes - Friday 28 June, 2013

Poll: Do you agree with IVF treatment that uses genes from three parents?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with IVF treatment that uses genes from three parents?

Jun 28th 2013, 8:58 AM 8,323 Views 78 Comments

The UK has given it a green light. What do you think of the scientific breakthrough?

# genes - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Why some people (and mice) can eat a lot and stay skinny
# Hollow Leg
# Hollow Leg

Why some people (and mice) can eat a lot and stay skinny

May 5th 2013, 11:30 AM 29,636 Views 27 Comments

It may be in the genes – but you don’t give up the exercise or healthy eating just yet…

# genes - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Hey lazybones, good news: scientists say laziness could be genetic
# Get Off The Couch
# Get Off The Couch

Hey lazybones, good news: scientists say laziness could be genetic

Apr 13th 2013, 8:45 AM 6,783 Views 25 Comments

It’s not you, it’s your genes…

# genes - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

New findings may provide relief for osteoarthritis sufferers
# Gene-ius
# Gene-ius

New findings may provide relief for osteoarthritis sufferers

Jul 3rd 2012, 7:15 AM 3,089 Views 1 Comment

Eight potential osteoarthritis susceptibility genes discovered, which scientists say may be instrumental in future disease prevention and treatments.

# genes - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Modern racehorses all share 'speed gene' from one common ancestor - study
# Speed Gene
# Speed Gene

Modern racehorses all share 'speed gene' from one common ancestor - study

Jan 24th 2012, 5:53 PM 4,781 Views 6 Comments

An Irish scientists says all modern Throughbreds share a “speed gene” which originated in a British mare living 300 years ago.

# genes - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Genetic variants influence blood pressure: study
# Blood Pressure
# Blood Pressure

Genetic variants influence blood pressure: study

Sep 14th 2011, 9:41 AM 303 Views 1 Comment

New research has uncovered a link between genes and blood pressure – however experts say that lifestyle factors are still important contributors to hypertension.

# genes - Friday 6 May, 2011

Feeling cheery? You could have the 'happiness gene'
# Good News
From The Daily Edge
# Good News

Feeling cheery? You could have the 'happiness gene'

May 6th 2011, 1:07 PM 969 Views 0 Comments

Researchers have discovered that how happy – or sad – we are is partially down to what’s in our DNA.

# genes - Friday 29 April, 2011

Scientists may have found the key to how the human brain develops
# Brainy
# Brainy

Scientists may have found the key to how the human brain develops

Apr 29th 2011, 3:42 PM 938 Views 1 Comment

Researchers have isolated a single gene which may determine the size of the brain, and which may be crucial in understanding the development of our grey matter.

# genes - Monday 11 April, 2011

Coffee lover? Blame your genes From The Daily Edge
Live Apr 11th 2011, 11:14 AM

Coffee lover? Blame your genes

# genes - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Scientists discover gene linked to alcohol consumption
# Health
# Health

Scientists discover gene linked to alcohol consumption

Apr 5th 2011, 10:41 AM 943 Views 0 Comments

Researchers have identified a gene which appears to regulating the amount of alcohol a person consumes – people with the gene drink an average of five per cent less alcohol than those without it.

# genes - Sunday 31 October, 2010

Men are the weaker sex, says study
# Aging
From The Daily Edge
# Aging

Men are the weaker sex, says study

Oct 31st 2010, 2:52 PM 198 Views 0 Comments

Could it be that women live longer because they are less “disposable” than men?