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Friday, May 24, 2013
Genome sequencing may shed light on parrots` longevity and intelligence
Researchers at Texas A and M University have successfully sequenced the complete genome of a Scarlet...
Genome analysis sheds light on origin of turtles
The evolution of turtles is an enigma in science. Their distinct body design-with a sharp beak and p...
‘Superpower’ China to produce genius babies
In its relentless pursuit to be the world’s next big superpower, China is believed to be working on ...
Decoded chickpea gene could help multiply yield
In a scientific breakthrough that promises improved grain yields, greater drought tolerance and dise...
Christmas tree`s genome hasn`t changed since dinosaur era
The genome of conifers such as spruce, pine, and fir - widely used as Christmas trees - has remained...
Pig genome decoded; shares 112 DNA mutations with humans
Scientists have sequenced the genome of the pig, showing the swine and humans share 112 DNA mutation...
Genome sequencing of extinct human reveals brown-eyed girl
Researchers have sequenced the genome of a recently discovered branch of extinct humans known as the...
Paddlefish’s doubled genome may challenge theories on limb evolution
A new study has found that the American paddlefish -- known for its bizarre, protruding snout and eg...
Scientists sequence banana genome for 1st time
Scientists have for the first time sequenced the banana genome, which may help save the humble yello...
Zebra fish research centre comes up at CCMB
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Director General Samir K Brahmachari inaugurated the s...
Oldest ever modern human DNA found
Scientists claim to have collected the oldest fragment of the modern human genome from the bones of ...
First complete sequencing of pear genome revealed
An international consortium, comprised of seven universities and institutes, has completed the first...
Genetic analysis of corn may help increase yields
Scientists have completed the most comprehensive genetic analysis yet of corn genome.
Chinese scientists sequence sweet orange genome
Chinese scientists claimed to have sequenced the genome of the sweet orange.
Gorilla genome sheds new light on human evolution
Scientists have sequenced the genome of the gorilla and say it gives new insights into differences b...
Fruit fly genome ‘may become genetic Rosetta stone
Scientists have developed a new community resource that may help in unlocking the mystery behind the...
Entire genome of Denisovan decoded from finger bone
German anthropologists have decoded the entire genome sequence of a Denisovan from a finger bone fos...
Now, a new tool to build a more stable genome!
An Indian-origin researcher-led team has for the first time developed a computational tool which it ...
Indian scientists decode piegonpea (Arhar) genome
Farm scientists have decoded genome of piegonpea (arhar) -- the second most important pulse in the ...
`Junk DNA is all that separates you from chimps`
Do you know what separates you from a chimpanzee? A tiny bit of "junk DNA", scientists say.
Oz`s biggest Eucalyptus tree`s genome `unlocked`
Scientists claim to have unlocked the genome of Australia`s biggest Eucalyptus tree --the Flooded Gu...
`First humans out of Africa once shrank to 1,000`
The number of descendants of the first humans leaving Africa had once reduced to barely over 1,000 b...
Scientists complete potato genome sequencing
A consortium of scientists led by the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) has finished s...
Potato genome decoded
An international team of scientists has decoded the full DNA sequence of the potato for the first ti...
Complete map of Germany E coli O104 genome release
The BGI researchers found that the Shiga-toxin-encoding genes were likely encoded by a viral prophag...
We receive 60 new genome mutations from parents
Solving a longtime mystery, researchers have revealed that each one of us receives approximately 60 ...
World`s first computerised brain map `created`
It was created by piecing together minute details from brain tissue including millions of genes.
Study sheds new light on the causes of chronic liver cirrhosis
Scientists have offered new clues into the genetics underlying a chronic form of liver disease.
Jumping genes `caught`
Scientists claim to have found evidence of "jumping genes" in humans, that may help to explain why p...
Our genome more closely related to orangutans than chimps
Some regions of our genomes are more alike than those of our closest living relative, the chimpanzee...
Get your genome in just mins!
Scientists have developed a new technology which can sequence a person`s genome in mere minutes.
Gujarati woman first Indian to have genes mapped
A research team led by Indian origin scientist, has successfully mapped the first Indian genome.
Baby`s genome lurks in mother`s blood: Study
A new study has brought the step of sequencing foetal genome from the mother’s DNA one step closer.
White flower has world`s largest genome
Scientists have claimed `Paris Japonica` has the largest genome ever discovered.
Scientists identify genomic marker for tuberculosis
Scientists have found a genomic marker for TB to identify those under the risk of disease.
Scientists crack through wheat`s genetic code
It may help making more robust and plentiful crop breeds to meet the threat of global food shortages...
Chinese experts release world`s first oyster genome map
Chinese scientists have drawn the world`s first genome sequence map of oysters.
Ten yrs on, genomic revolution only just starting
The revolution promised with the publication of the first draft in 2000 is slow in coming.
Scientists one step closer to fully sequencing the salmon genome
Scientists are one step to fully sequencing the genome of the economically important, environmentall...
Saudi, China scientists decode camel DNA
Scientists from Saudi Arabia and China said that they had completed mapping the genome of the Arabi...
Indians help man become God, create life in lab
Three Indian-origin scientists are part of a team that has for the first time created a synthetic ce...
Sequencing of frog genome may offer new insights into human diseases
An international team of researchers has cracked the genetic code of an amphibian, the African clawe...
Indian scientists map TB genome
Scientists from across India announced the first-ever detail mapping of mycobacterium tuberculosis...
Songbird genome may shed light on speech disorders
Scientists have cracked the genetic code of a songbird for the first time, identifying more than 800...
New insights into 3D structure of human genome!
In what could be called a major breakthrough, scientists have gained fresh insights into the three...
Scientists in aurochs genome sequence first
Cattle today are believed to be descended in most cases from Near East animals.Scientists have analy...
Researchers profile malaria parasite genome
Researchers have achieved a breakthrough by successfully profiling the malaria parasite genome for t...
Cow Genome mapped; can help cut methane emissions
: Cows release a lot of greenhouse gas when they digest, but a new study has mapped the DNA from ...
Panda genome resembles dog: Chinese media
A detailed genome map of the giant panda completed by Chinese scientists has shown that the notoriou...
Human genome mapping: Scientists question claim
Sections of the Indian scientific community say the claims on mapping the genome of an Indian are va...
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