Last Updated: Wednesday, May 12, 2010, 00:00
A stressful event can change your DNA, says a University of Michigan scientist.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 01, 2010, 00:00
Scientists claim to have found for the first time solid evidence of horizontal DNA transfer - movement of genetic material between parasitic invertebrates
and some of their vertebrate hosts
Last Updated: Thursday, April 29, 2010, 00:00
India will set up several DNA data banks at the national and state levels to strengthen forensic investigation, Science and Technology Minister Prithviraj Chavan told parliament Thursday.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 15, 2010, 00:00
British scientists have mastered a controversial technique using cloning technology to prevent some incurable inherited diseases by swapping DNA between two fertilized human eggs.
Last Updated: Monday, April 12, 2010, 00:00
DNA damage over our lifetimes is the key reason behind the development of cancer and other age-related diseases.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 28, 2010, 00:00
Scientists have developed a new
genetic test for cancer, a major breakthrough which they claim
could allow doctors to identify the hidden primary tumours and
pave the way for more effective treatment for the disease.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 11, 2010, 00:00
Two studies published on Wednesday show it is possible to sequence the entire gene maps of families with inherited diseases and pinpoint the offending bit of DNA.
Last Updated: Friday, March 05, 2010, 00:00
In what could help millions of obese
people struggling to find an `effective diet`, American
scientist have claimed that a simple DNA test can now predict
whether someone is more likely to lose weight on a low fat