Sunday, July 31, 2011

The man behind the winning car for Chelseas Hope

It is amazing that it only took him 30 minutes but the effect that it has has been amazing.

Some good out of tragedy

It is good to see that from all the tragedy that this family has suffered some good can come for other children.

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Partial victory

It seems that genetic companies are not getting everything their own way.

Back to Africa

Not really just genetically.

Friday, July 29, 2011

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Head and neck cancer genetics.

An article on the genetics of head and neck cancer.

Elephant man genetics

I thought that they had discovered the genetic key years ago. He is at the Royal London Hospital.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Family tree lifesaver

According to this article family trees are better than expensive genetic tests.

The benefits of gene mapping

The Huffington Post has a article on the benefit of gene mapping.

Stronger link to heart attack than stroke

It seems that there is a stronger link to heart attacks than strokes.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Massive genetics and health study

It is funded by a insurance company.

Human animal genetic hybrids

It is not as scary as it sounds though we have been using animals for medicines forever.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Not referred for councselling

This is bad news as all women at risk should be sent to a counselor.

Ignoring guidelines

Doctors should not be doing this.

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Software and biology

Computer software has and well play a important part in the future of genetics and other research in other fields not just science.

Huge genome data resarch

I am amazed at how big this is and how long it took. As the article says it could not have been done 4 years ago. It will aid research on a number of diseases.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Celebrating Mendel in Pakistan

It is good to see that the father of modern genetics is celebrated in Pakistan. It is important that places like Pakistan do not give up science.

African American genetic map

After years of research scientists have unveiled this genetic map which will allow better understanding of disease.

Friday, July 22, 2011

Poor peer review

Journals should be able to do better on issues like genetics and only publish top notch stuff and ensure that peer reviews are done properly.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Dangers of sperm

It seems that sperm has dangers of genetic disease just like any other form of producing babies. This man had 24. As I have said it is a business.

Sperm genetics 1 in 4

It seems that one 1 in 4 men may have a problem with their sperm. The Sperm banks are going to love this as they can use it to make women pregnant.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Google honors Mendel

I have no idea that Mendel would have been 189 years old today and he has played a key role in the history of genetics.

Hockey for Lafora

Those students are very generous and they raised way more than they expected.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Good rice genetics

This is wonderful news and I am a firm believer in genetics and their application to agriculture.

North Welsh men

It seems that 30% carry a gene on the Y chromosome which only 1% of men in the UK carry.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Neanderthals not all dead

It seems that new genetic research has confirmed that neanderthals did not all die out. It has been talked about in the past with things like interbreeding.

Colon cancer more genes

It seems that more genetic mutations than previously thought drive colon cancer.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Parkinson's genetics

There is a study on new mutations in Los Angles.

Surrogate minefield

This is indeed a legal surrogate minefield. It will become and more of a issue in the future.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

E.Coli genetic code hacked

I have an article on that. This seems to be a major story.

Fatty foods

The BBC has a article on the fatty foods and ice age debate.

Friday, July 15, 2011

Ice age fat

It seems that our need to eat fatty foods dates back to the ice age.

Hijacked code

The New Scientist has a follow up to the New York Times article.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Hijacking E.Coli code

The New York Times has a article on it. It looks interesting.

Autism and environment

The Stanford Daily has an article on it.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Seeking diversity

According to the Los Angles Times scientists seek diversity in genome research.

Good dairy genetics

It seems that good genetic breeding can be good for dairy farmers.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Not inherited

There is always a first in the world of genetics I suppose.

Voice of America on spud

This time it is the voice of America.

Monday, July 11, 2011

Spud on ABC

ABC News has a story on the spud.

Super spud

I can't wait for it.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Pawlenty taking the third on homosexuality

Good to see a Republican saying he does not know something as he knows nothing. It is not the point but the point is that gay people do have rights and people like him should drop the issue. Maybe they can find the gene for Republicanism and cure it.

Potato genome sequenced

Scientists in Dundee have done good work and this is the kind of genetic research we need more of. I hope we get cheaper and better chips.

Potato genome sequenced

Scientists in Dundee have done good work and this is the kind of genetic research we need more of. I hope we get cheaper and better chips.

Saturday, July 09, 2011

Polar bears from Ireland

More on them but no mention of drinking.

Environmental pollution. and autism

It seems that autism according to this new report could be related to environmental pollution.

Friday, July 08, 2011

Embryos fixing themselves

It seems according to this article that embryos can fix themselves.

Irish Polar bears

Ulster TV has a article on it.

Thursday, July 07, 2011

Polar bears from Ireland

Maybe that is why they all look odd.

A brave move

With all the problems that it has it has made a prove move in genetics.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

A life cut short

Tragically it has been cut short by Lafora.

Cancer in BC

Great strides are to be made.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Great debate on autism

This nature nurture debate could go on and on.

Not just genetic

Autism does have a lot to do with the environment as well.

Monday, July 04, 2011


Interesting article on stem cell based genetics.

Weak demand

I thought genetics was the future.

Sunday, July 03, 2011

Saturday, July 02, 2011

Friday, July 01, 2011