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Scientists make embryo clone of men.

19. January 2008

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US scientists say they have produced embryos that are clones of two men, in an attempt to produce patient-specific stem cells. Researchers removed DNA from donated human eggs, and replaced it with DNA from the skin cells of two volunteers. They produced embryos with genetic material that matched the men’s, but did not go on […]

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When only mum or dad matters

15. December 2007

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The textbook rule that says activated human genes almost always express both of their copies — the one inherited from mum and that inherited from dad — seems not to be true. Instead, a good chunk of our genome could prefer the ‘single life’, according to new research. Whether the maternal or paternal copy gets […]

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Gene responsible for making us,”once bitten twice shy” identified.

15. December 2007

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Most people tend to learn from their mistakes and avoid a similar fate in the future. Now, researchers have found that the reason we are able to do so, is because of a gene that makes us once bitten, twice shy.The researchers behind the finding are Tilmann Klein and Markus Ullsperger at the Max Planck […]

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HIV attack

10. December 2007

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A brilliant animation showing the the mechanism of HIV attack. NOTE: This video is is strictly intended for education and non-commercial use only. SOURCE:xvivo.net

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Know your genome for $999, courtsey: 23andme.com,a Google linked site.

21. November 2007

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Want to know what genes you inherit? Want to know what are the chances of you getting a disease(genetic)? Want to have an idea who could be your ancestors/relatives across the globe? Want to know whether you got your “intelligence” from your father or your mother? Want to compare your genetic profile with others? Well, […]

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