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Genetics linked to how much methane cows release

2021-10-20 17:09:48 UTC

Genetics linked to how much methane cows releaseCows are responsible for about 40% of global methane emissions.
Read more at CBS News


Ancient-DNA Researchers Set Ethical Guidelines for Their Work

2021-10-20 15:00:08 UTC

Ancient-DNA Researchers Set Ethical Guidelines for Their WorkNew, international standards for handling ancient genetic material draw support from many scientists, criticism from others.
Read more at New York Times


23andMe to Report FY2022 Second Quarter Financial Results on November 10, 2021

2021-10-20 22:30:00 UTC

23andMe to Report FY2022 Second Quarter Financial Results on November 10, 2021SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 23andMe Holding Co. (Nasdaq: ME) (23andMe), a leading consumer genetics and research company... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


Is Moderna a Good Healthcare Stock to Buy Now?

2021-10-18 12:34:00 UTC

Is Moderna a Good Healthcare Stock to Buy Now?The vaccine maker has a promising pipeline but an expensive valuation.
Read more at Motley Fool


Myriad Genetics Names Pamela Wong as Chief Legal Officer

2021-10-18 11:05:00 UTC

Myriad Genetics Names Pamela Wong as Chief Legal OfficerNew legal leader brings healthcare expertise from Quest Diagnostics and experience at major global law firmsSALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


Your green credentials may be linked to your genes, scientists say

2021-10-20 12:30:06 UTC

Your green credentials may be linked to your genes, scientists sayIdentical twins have more similar views on environmental issues than non-identical ones, study findsSome people are more environmentally conscious than others, and scientists say the reason could be in their genes.A study has found that identical twins had mo Read more at The Guardian


Scientists discover how bacteria use liquid protein droplets to overcome stress

2021-10-20 18:00:03 UTC

Scientists discover how bacteria use liquid protein droplets to overcome stressScientists have revealed how bacteria make tiny liquid droplets from proteins to help them survive harsh environments and thus reduce their chances of being killed by antibiotics. Read more at Phys.Org


New Delta variant monitored as UK patients rise...

2021-10-19 15:07:39 UTC

New Delta variant monitored as UK patients rise...New Delta variant monitored as UK patients rise... (Second column, 23rd story, link) Related stories:REVEALED: Virginia Gov. has had 'long covid' for a year... New Zealand cases hit record despite vax push... Still not dosed in Ontario Read more at Thenationalnews.com


Neuroinflammation protein linked to worse survival in men with glioblastoma

2021-10-18 19:06:55 UTC

Neuroinflammation protein linked to worse survival in men with glioblastomaScientists have discovered a new link that could bring the scientific and medical community closer to understanding why glioblastoma, the most common malignant brain tumor, is deadlier in males than females. Read more at Science Daily


Intermountain Healthcare and DeCODE Genetics Scientists Discover Genetic Underpinnings of Vertigo

2021-10-20 20:57:00 UTC

Intermountain Healthcare and DeCODE Genetics Scientists Discover Genetic Underpinnings of VertigoScientists in the United States and Iceland who are collecting and studying DNA as part of the HerediGene: Population Study, the world's largest DNA mapping ... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


You Might Have Fewer Antibodies Now, and Thats Okay

2021-10-20 21:00:00 UTC

placeholder imgThe body is getting rid of mediocre antibodies and keeping the very best ones.
Read more at The Atlantic


NanoString Unveils Spatial Organ Atlas During the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) Conference

2021-10-18 10:08:56 UTC

NanoString Unveils Spatial Organ Atlas During the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) ConferenceSEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NanoString Unveils Spatial Organ Atlas During the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) Conference.
Read more at Business Wire


Skincare tips: Three simple hacks for acne problem

2021-10-20 16:10:22 UTC

Skincare tips: Three simple hacks for acne problemAcne, like any other skin condition, cannot be cured overnight. It takes time for products to work
Read more at The Indian Express


Phase Genomics Announces Next Generation Cytogenomics Platform to Advance Precision Diagnosis and Treatment in Reproductive Genetics and Oncology

2021-10-18 15:52:14 UTC

Phase Genomics Announces Next Generation Cytogenomics Platform to Advance Precision Diagnosis and Treatment in Reproductive Genetics and OncologySEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #cytogenetics--Phase Genomics launches beta version of new platform for next generation cytogenomic applications in the reproductive genetics and oncology spaces. Read more at Business Wire


Surgeons have successfully tested a pigs kidney in a human patient

2021-10-20 10:32:26 UTC

Surgeons have successfully tested a pigs kidney in a human patientThe news: Surgeons have successfully attached a pigs kidney to a human patient and watched it start to work, the AP reported today. The pig had been genetically-engineered so that its organ was less likely to be rejected. The feat is a potentially huge miles Read more at MIT Technology Review


New Delta Plus OffShoot Called AY.4.2 May Be Most Infectious Covid Variant Yet; Its On The Rise In The UK

2021-10-19 22:37:38 UTC

New Delta Plus OffShoot Called AY.4.2 May Be Most Infectious Covid Variant Yet; Its On The Rise In The UKA new report on Friday from the U.K. Health Ministry indicated the rising prevalence of a new offshoot of the Delta variant of Covid-19. The offshoot is so new that it does not have an official Pango lineage designation such as B.1.167.2 for the original De Read more at Deadline


Does Estrogen Impact Exercise? What Scientists Are Learning

2021-10-20 16:42:48 UTC

Does Estrogen Impact Exercise? What Scientists Are LearningA study in mice raises intriguing questions about the ways that hormones influence the brain and motivate the body to move.
Read more at New York Times


U.K. researchers study genetic link to methane emissions in cattle, key to reducing greenhouse gases

2021-10-20 14:02:13 UTC

U.K. researchers study genetic link to methane emissions in cattle, key to reducing greenhouse gasesMethane is a potent greenhouse gas, and reducing its emissions is one of the most important keys to curbing global warming. Cows are one of the main offenders, but experiments are proving that their level of gassiness is determined by genetics. CBS News Mark Read more at CBS News



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