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Scientists have decoded the DNA sequence of the kiwifruit and found that the fruit has many genetic similarities between its 39,040 genes and other plant species, including potatoes and tomatoes.
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Just 13 days in space may be enough to cause profound changes in eye structure and gene expression, scientists have found.
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A recent study has revealed that the present caste system persisting in the Indian population is the result of a recent population mixture among divergent demographic groups.
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Lice genes could offer insights into human migration, a new study has claimed.
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Modern-day orangutans are host to ancient jumping genes dubbed Alu, which are over 16 million years old, according to a new study.
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Here`s some good news for infertile couples worldwide -- scientists claim to have discovered a new gene which could enable male sperm to bind to a female egg, a process essential to fertilisation.
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Scientists have identified at least two new gene variants that increase the chances of common childhood obesity.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 28, 2011, 16:12
A new kind of magnetic bug could open the way to biotech and nanotech uses, which scientists have identified, isolated and successfully grown.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 26, 2011, 11:41
Scientists have identified the gene responsible for controlling the length of time for which an individual sleeps and why some have their own internal alarm clock.
Last Updated: Monday, September 26, 2011, 15:30
Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Centre have identified 16 new genes, or proteins, all involved in iron metabolism, that provide better prognostic information about breast cancer than conventional, standard markers of prognosis.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 11, 2011, 08:38
Scientists believe they have identified the happy gene that makes us look on the bright side of life.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 13:24
Our genes influence how deeply we gaze at happy faces, according to a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.
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