Saturday, August 31, 2013

NAAS backs current genetic testing

It seems that in India the NAAS feels that the current system of genetic testing is up to standard. I don't know much about the suitation in India to be honest.

Cheating mice

Cheating mice do show some genetic benefit. I wonder is it the same with local men who have more than one wife?

Friday, August 30, 2013

Autism genetics

It does not seem very long.

Longer living mice

The Wall Street Journal has an article on mice and how reducing one gene can make them live 20% longer.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Genetics and French Wine

I did not know that genetics saved the French Wine Industry from a pest but than it is not surprising.

Memory loss genes

The Daily Vile has a article on it.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

GM an alternative view

I don't share those views as I am a massive GM fan.

Genetic treasure

Scientists from Australia and China have found that Sorghum has more genetic variations than it was thought before.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Genetic treasure hunt

According to Science Daily this may improve crops.

Golden Rice Lifesaver?

As a supporter of genetic research I support Golden Rice. Those people are fools and they don't understand anything but are bored professional protesters.

Monday, August 26, 2013

Asian carp genetics

There is a long article about Asian carp and the US Great Lakes. It is interesting and well worth a read.

Epilepsy hope

Epilepsy and genetics has been off the news for sometime but there are a lot of early promising things happening in that area.

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Unisex fish genetics

Researchers from Texas have written an article about it. I did not even know they existed.

More to go on Pinoy genetics

This article argues that genetic research has only scratched the surface of Pinoy genetics.

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Red hair and cancer

Everything is genetic now.

Chron's disease genetics

There is an article saying that the genetic factors behind this deadly disease have been discovered.

Friday, August 23, 2013

Mummy aged me

Your mother's genes may determine how fast you age. The key word is may as with genetics there is more than one thing.

Genetic fact

I agree with this story and it is true that we all have genetic faults.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Corporate genetics

According to MIT Technology Review businesses don't need gene patenting to make money they have other ways.

Dubai genetic conference

A major genetic conference will be held in Dubai as genetic diseases are seen as a major public health problem in the Arab world.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Caste genetics

I covered this story somtime ago.

Alcohol and bulimia

They may both have common genetic factors.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Baylor $1m for research

Baylor College of Medicine has got $1m to research a genetic tissue disorer. This money can be put to a lot of good.

Genetic history

Uise it to answer some questions.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Ageing gene and blood cancer

This is a interesting article which has been published in Nature Genetics. I have not read the article itself.

Old news on altitude genetics

I posted about this last week.

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Ghana right on GE

Yes Ghana is right on genetic engineering and food security. More countries should follow it's lead.

Prenatal genetic testing

Fox News asks are they for you or not? It does require some thinking.

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Cancer genetic map

This is a follow up to an article which I discussed some days ago from the Guardian.

Cancer tumour genetics

Researchers in Britisih Columbia in Canada are doing some major work with 26 genetic cancer tumours.

Friday, August 16, 2013

Ghana good news on GM

Good to see that Ghana is seeing the benefits of genetic modification for food.

Altitude genetics

I have got more on the story.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Follow up to altitude genetics

There is a press release from the University of California at San Diego which explains this story further.

Altitude sickness

There is an interesting article on the genetics of altitude sickness.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Genetic map of cancer

The Guardian has an article on what the genetic map of cancer reveals.

Confusing story

I am not sure I understand this genetic story.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Genetic game

The Indy has an aritcle on a new genetic game which is been used to crack the genetic code of the ash dieback disease.

Future of genetic privacy

This is an important article from the Huffington Post about the future of genetic privacy.

Monday, August 12, 2013

Mental disorders overlap

Some mental disorders do have genetic overlap.

Parkinson's genetics

This is a genetics story which I covered sometime ago. They have been saying that they are close for sometime.

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Severe epilepsy in children

Researchers have found new genetic clues for severe epilepsy in children which could lead to discoveries about many diseases.

Jewish genetic testing

There are certain genetic disorders which are common to certain groups of Jewish people and it is right that they should be tested provided they are happy to do it.

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Not new

This genetic link has been reported for sometime but it seems there maybe new evidence.

Smell genetics

I have covered this before.

Friday, August 09, 2013

Caste genetics

A follow up to the story I did earlier.

Indian population genetics

This is a very interesting article from the Times of India one of the interesting things is that by using genetics they can find out when the caste system started.

Thursday, August 08, 2013

Charity of the month

Chelsea's Hope is their charity of the month. Support research into Lafora which is a terrible genetic disease.

Genetic legacy

This family has gained some control ove it.

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Genetic testing

Another article on genetic testing and newborn screening.

Bird flu is back

Genetic code has shown that it can spread between people. It has been reported on the news all day.

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Nature on Adam and Eve

Nature has an article on genetic Adam and Eve.

Tragic Logan

He died aged 2 of a rare genetic disease.

Monday, August 05, 2013

Bad genetic urge

The urge to start smoking is a bad genetic urge.

Safe beer

Scientists in Australia have found a way to secure the future of good beer.

Sunday, August 04, 2013

Bad rice

Toxin found in rice cause genetic damage.

More on Adam and Eve

Adam and Eve are still very popular if you conduct a Google search with the word genetic. Here is a article from the Huffington Post.

Saturday, August 03, 2013

Suffer little children

This author has some interesting things to say about abortions. The author is using disability rights as a way of making his arguement.

Abortion has to be on offer as a lot of children do have horrible diseases and they suffer all their life. In saying that a balance has to be struck but it has to be struck without god and with women's rights in mind.

Older than female

Adam and Eve reveals that the male genetic lineage is older than the femle one.

Friday, August 02, 2013

Follow up

Fox has a follow up on the genetic Adam and Eve.

Genetic Adam and Eve

They have been traced but the Bible was wrong on one thing which is that they did not know each other.

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Sense for scents.

According to Nature it has been traced down to gentics and it points the future to personalized scents and flavours.

Human Traits

Science Daily has an article on understanding the impact of genetics on human traits.