Saturday, January 31, 2009

Human genetics commission

The Human genetics commission has nnew chair and members.

Friday, January 30, 2009

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Child cancer genetics

This is a very interesting article which could impact the future of cancer treatment.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Party genetics

I am one of those without the gene.

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Flora racism

Quite an interesting one considering that race is a genetic myth.

Burns test

I would be ashamed to be related to a Scotsman. I come from Asia so the genetic results would be very unlikely.

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Embryo FAQs

The Times has a wonderful FAQ on embryonic stem cells. It is not long but it is nevertheless very interesting.

Friday, January 23, 2009

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Pancreas cancer

This is a story about the genetics of it.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Squirrel origins

The origins of the British Black Squirrel have been discovered through modern genetics.

Monday, January 19, 2009

Heart doubts

Study doubts the value of genetic testing for heart diseases.

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Heart genetics

It seems that a single genetic muation could leave South Asians more likely to have heart disease.

Designer babies

It seems the story is not so clear cut as it would appear from the headline. It is about screening out deadly genetic diseases.

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Colon cancer genetics

This is an interesting article about predicting the odds of getting colon cancer.

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Mental health genetics

This is a really interesting article about the genetics of mental health but it is still early days.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Postcode lottery

It seems that if you want your baby screened for genetic diseases it is a postcode lottery and it depends on where you live. So much the modern NHS.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Tasmanian tiger

It seems according to the latest research that the tiger was already genetically in trouble.

On a unrelated matter the Chelseas Hope website has been updated with information on gene therapy.

Woman only gene

It seems that there is a dementia gene which only woman have.

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Eating genetics

It seems that over eating could be genetic. Exerecise is a waste of time.

Enviornmental or genetic

Is Autism enviornmental or genetic? If you ask me it could be a bit of both.

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Genetic baby

This is a article discussing the story about a baby been born without the breast cancer gene.

Friday, January 09, 2009


Genetics requires skills and precision. We already knew that.

Thursday, January 08, 2009

Bad genetics

I can't read much of it as I would have to pay.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009

DIY genetics

Oh god what genetic stuff are they going to create?

Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Hair again

This time it is bad news. It will be sometime before there is a cure for genetic hair loss.

Monday, January 05, 2009

Hair genetics

Thank goodness someone is interested in the geneitcs of baldness. Worth a Nobel.

Sunday, January 04, 2009

Rice genetics

This is an interesting story about the genetics of rice from Yale.

Saturday, January 03, 2009

Medical year

The Irish Independent looks back at the year and forward including the huge progress made in genetics.

Friday, January 02, 2009

Young genetics

It is not true love but young people having heart attacks. It's all genetic.

Thursday, January 01, 2009

Genetic signature

This is a very interesting story on genetics.