DNA mutation breakthrough could help treat TB, cancer

A new method has been developed by researchers that has the capability of looking at a specific segment of DNA and point out a single mutation, which could help diagnose and treat diseases like cancer and tuberculosis.

Main culprit behind breast cancers discovered

University of Minnesota researchers have uncovered a human enzyme responsible for causing DNA mutations found in the majority of breast cancers.

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 mutations linked to a range of diseases including Parkinson`s and Alzheimer`s, which may be useful in fighting diseases.