Monday, October 31, 2011

Ancestor genetics

They have not disappeared and do still survive in us.


People are overreacting about those genetically modified mosquitoes

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Mosquito genetics

This is a interesting topic which I have discussed before and it was shown on Stephen Hawkins new Channel 4 show.

A novel approach to typhoid

The Dawn is reporting that genetics and GPS are been used to map typhoid which could benefit research.

Saturday, October 29, 2011


Groundbreaking research on genetics announced.

Daft genetics

Genetically modified cigarettes to help people quit smoking.

Friday, October 28, 2011

The magic of aspirin

This time it is genetic bowl cancer.

Google DNA

Good news on the genetic front.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Blindness treatment

Other people can have the blindness treatment but I am not having it as I am happy the way I am.

ABC follow up on Pharmacy Guild

ABC are doing a follow up on the pharmacy guild story. It makes my blood boil.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

GM salmon

They maybe opposed to genetically modified salmon but the big question is does it taste any good?

Disgraceful pharmacists

Those pharmacists should not be offering those dodgy genetic tests.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Kiwi inbreeding

I thought that it was the people of New Zealand but it is animals rather than people. Helen Taylor has made some interesting findings on Kiwi genetics.

NHS must prepare for genetic revolution

The NHS must prepare for it even though it has a lot of problems like the shortage of funds.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Cardiac implant infections

Not sure that I understand the full extent of this article but it is nevertheless interesting.

May lead to improved AMD detection

The word in this article is may so it may not happen.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Selfish gene

It is good to see that people are debating concepts like the selfish gene.

Label GMOs

I think that we should label them. I have nothing against them.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Breast cancer genetics

Those stories come but I publish them as they are interesting and worth. If I did not than this blog would be pretty much empty.

Cattle genetics

Those stories come and go all the time.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Bengal Tiger DNA

Good to see that scientists are doing this and it is important that they do it.

Glue ear treatment

A cancer drug may work on this ear disorder which I have never heard of.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

GM dangers

The Daily Mail has a article on the dangers of genetically modified foods. It is from groups with a vested interest in it.

Marijuana genetis

Yes it can have some medicinal use.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Downs blood test US

There is a new Downs Syndrome blood test offered in the US.

Retail gold

I did not know that genetics was retail gold.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Safer Downs test

This company which is launching a safer test for Downs has a bad record for mishandling data.

Pioneering genetic study

Good to see Scripps doing this and it might help more than the 6 seriously ill patients.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Fruit and veg

I hate healthy living.

Jeans for genes

It seems to have bypassed me this year.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Hacking genetics

We have to stop people from hacking into our genetic data.

Happy genetics

The idea makes me want to throw up.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Stem cell success

This story is doing the rounds but it is not mentioned in the TV very much.

Oldest person genetics

I have seen this briefly discussed on the news.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Black death gene cracked

Scientists have cracked the genetics of the black death.

Healthy living and genetic heart risk

It seems that healthy living may reduce genetic heart risk.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Skin stem cells

The Times of India has a article on it.

Gene therapy and stem cells united

According to the BBC News website Nature has a article on gene therapy and stem cells working together.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

New gene therapy

Too early to tell but it could be the future.

Healthy diet

It came overcome genetic risk of heart disease.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

A lasting tribute to Matt

This is a very and good article written in a thoughtful way with links to donate and express support.

Genetic faults

They can lead to skin cancer.

Monday, October 10, 2011

South Asian diabetes

This genetic discovery is actually old news.

New hope for beating skin cancers

The Sydney Morning Herald has a story on new hope for beating lethal forms of skin cancer.

Sunday, October 09, 2011

Skin cancer genetics

Leeds scientists have uncovered a new skin cancer genetic link according to BBC News.

Genetic dangers from sperm donation

This film maker claims to have over 1000 siblings from a sperm donor father. In fairness there are a lot of happy women who use this like Anne-Marie and Danit. It really is down to law and sensible controls.

Saturday, October 08, 2011

Suicide genes

There is more to this than meets the eye. It is nature versus nurture.

Secret messages

Yep another use for genetics. I am amazed by the new uses they can come up with all the time.

Friday, October 07, 2011

Autism genetics

Scientists are studying autism genetics.

Genetic protection

This seems like a good idea.

Thursday, October 06, 2011

Better eggs

This genetic research is important to give women a chance to have more viable eggs so they can have a better chance of success with IVF.

Some GM foods

It maybe impossible for a complete list in the States but there is a small sample.

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Heavy heart

Scientists have made a important discovery.

US GM petition

I am not a bit fan of organic food and I believe that genetically modified food can do a lot of good. People however have a right to know what they are eating. The GM food argument can be won.

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

No GM faith

It seems that not many people have faith in the Federal Government to regulate GM foods.

Genetic alarm clock

It is more than just about when you are going to wake up.

Monday, October 03, 2011

Breast cancer awareness month

I did not know that October was breast cancer awareness month.

Working towards personalised genetic test

Cancer researchers are working on personalised genetic testing.

Sunday, October 02, 2011

Genetically tough women

Talk about rubbing it in. This is all over the place.

Wilson's disease

Interesting article about Wilson's disease in particular and uncommon diseases in general from India.

Saturday, October 01, 2011

Anti GM in NY

They are holding a anti GM march in New York City.

Hunting and genetic ties

It is an interesting and thought provoking article.