Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Sex genetics

Don't get excited this is only in honeybees.

Bad genetics

This Times reporter has exposed bad genetic testing.

Monday, December 30, 2013

Genetic testing and ethics

With all the discussion of genetic testing ethics are not discussed often enough.

Diabetes genetics

Another round of stories about the genetics of diabetes.

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Age related genetics

This article looks really complicated to me.

Animal testing

As this article shows genetic research which involves animal testing has benefited people. Animal testing is essential.

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Meet Alexis

Alexis Howard suffers from the genetic disease Lafora.

Sister genetics

Those sisters share a lot including a rare genetic disorder.

Friday, December 27, 2013

Surprising ancient secrets

This is what happens when you use genetics on our ancestors. You learn something new.

Bird flu genetics

It has not gone away. I think my neighbors might spread it

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Genetic surprise

You do get a genetic surprise every so often.

That many

Over 100 genetic markers is quite a lot.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Genetic cure

They are a long way off.

New genetic marker

Bird flu has not gone away it seems.

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Genetic caution

This caution on mail order genetic tests is timely.


Back to one of our most popular genetic topics.

Monday, December 23, 2013

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Political genetics

Genetics play a part in everything now it seems.

African American genetics

This looks interesting but to be honest I don't understand it.

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Embryo screening

This genetic test is good news as it does not disturb the embryo.

A genetic history

The Scotsman is reviewing a book about the genetic history of the British.

Friday, December 20, 2013

Pioneer dies

It is sad to see that a genetic pioneer has died.

China genetic rejection

In this case China has done the right thing as those genetic modifications are not approved.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Education and genetics

Education and genetics is a major issue now.

Stress and heart

It would make sense if they had genetic similarities.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Genes that make us human

This is the definitive list drawn up by scientists.

FDA oversteps on genetic testing

Another article on the genetic testing company 23andMe.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Why we need GM food

This article from MIT explains why we will need genetically modified food.

Too much information

I agree that there can be too much especially in genetics.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Misleading than helpful

According to the LA Times the genetic tests provided by 23andMe are more misleading than helpful.

Climate change

Nature has an article on ancient genetics and climate change.

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Secret genetic code

According to this article not really.

Epilepsy genetics

This is an important article on epilepsy genetics.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Friday, December 13, 2013

Genetic scam

BBC News asks is the genetic testing company 23andMe a scam or not?

Live for 500 years

I would rather die when my time is up.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Double meaning

It seems that genetics can have more than one meaning.

Education genetics

Big news all over the television.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Daddy diet

The diet of the father could have an impact on the baby.

Lafora introduction

This YouTube video gives a very short 2 minutes introduction to Lafora Disease including genetics.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Genetic insurance

Too much hype and not enough science.

Computer code

In one way it could be argued that our genetic data is computer code.

Monday, December 09, 2013

Genetic flaw

I guess we men can't be perfect and having genetic flaws is part of life.

Brave girls

Those 2 girls are brave to suffer with the genetic disorder that they have. Let us hope that this new research can help them.

Sunday, December 08, 2013

Zoo genetics

This new report is bad news for Zoo animals in Europe.

Mystery genetics

I don't like the sound of that.

Saturday, December 07, 2013

AP on 23andMe

The Associated Press has a story on 23andMe.

Time follow up

Time is following up on the ongoing 23andMe and FDA genetic dispute.

Friday, December 06, 2013

Genetic delays

The hospital says that it is not having much of an impact on patients.

No health risk data

The genetic testing company 23andMe is to stop providing health risk data. Good on the FDA for taking this action.

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Brother and genetics

This is a long article and I have not read it to be honest.

Working together

There are genetic benefits to it.


This time it is the Guardian which is pitching in.

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Genetic surgery

This sounds interesting but I suspect genetic surgery is a long way off.

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Designer sperm

This genetic treatment has only been tried on mice so far.

Phobia genetics

This time it is from the Daily Telegraph.

Monday, December 02, 2013

Great genetic testing divide

You have got articles which are in favour of genetic testing by companies like 23andMe and articles which are against. This one mentions the good and not the bad.

Genetic phobia

It seems that phobias could be genetic according to the Daily Vile.

Sunday, December 01, 2013

Genetic testing and ethics

The Executive Director of Breast Cancer Action has written an article for the Huffington Post in which she welcomes the FDA and it's ban on 23andMe and argues that genetic testing companies should adhere to medical and not business ethics.

FDA crazy

According to this article the decision by the FDA to ban 23andMe home genetic testing is a crazy decision.