February 16, 2012
Researchers have found that mutations in a gene called TTN account for 18 percent of sporadic and 25 percent of familial cases of dilated cardiomyopathy, a condition in which the heart becomes weakened and enlarged and cannot properly pump blood.
December 07, 2013
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January 8, 2012
Researchers refute claims by Greenpeace Germany that the western bean cutworm is “a new plant pest” that was “caused by genetically engineered corn.” The Greenpeace Germany report offers a “surprisingly simplistic conclusion” regarding the spread of western bean cutworm over … Continue reading
August 12, 2011
New research provides the first direct biological evidence for a genetic contribution to people’s intelligence. Previous studies on twins and adopted people suggested that there is a substantial genetic contribution to thinking skills, but this new study is the first … Continue reading
Researchers have made a discovery that explains how an organism can create a biological memory of some variable condition, such as quality of nutrition or temperature. The discovery explains the mechanism of this memory — a sort of biological switch … Continue reading
Quoted from ScienceDaily: Top News: Sexual orientation and ‘gender conformity’ in women are both genetic traits, according to a new study. Researchers report that a shared set of genes and shared set of random environmental factors is partially responsible both … Continue reading
February 9, 2012
A common heart disease which kills thousands each year may be passed genetically from father to son, according to a new study.