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#Genetics

# genetics - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Scientists crack genetic code of Black Death plague
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# Black Death

Scientists crack genetic code of Black Death plague

Oct 12th 2011, 9:26 PM 1,379 Views 9 Comments

Samples obtained by drilling skeletons’ teeth show that the disease has changed little over 600 years.

# genetics - Friday 16 September, 2011

Column: ‘This revelation gave me an 85 per cent chance of breast cancer’
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# Read Me

Column: ‘This revelation gave me an 85 per cent chance of breast cancer’

Sep 16th 2011, 7:45 AM 305 Views 13 Comments

Emma Hannigan describes the moment she found out she was genetically predisposed to developing cancer – and what happened next.

# genetics - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Genetic variants influence blood pressure: study
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# 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.

# genetics - Sunday 4 September, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Sep 4th 2011, 11:00 AM 49 Views 5 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# genetics - Friday 6 May, 2011

# genetics - Friday 29 April, 2011

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

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

Apr 29th 2011, 3:42 PM 940 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.

# genetics - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Study suggests human life evolved from southern Africa
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# Out Of Africa

Study suggests human life evolved from southern Africa

Mar 8th 2011, 11:40 AM 507 Views 0 Comments

Modern humans could have evolved from the southern part of the continent – instead of from the east, as previously thought.