Groundbreaking study reveals sexual orientation may not be a choice
Groundbreaking study reveals sexual orientation may not be a choice

The largest ever study of its kind has found clear links between male sexual orientation and two specific regions of the human genome that erodes the notion that sexual orientation is a choice.

Drug-resistant superbug found in 1915 soldier killed by dysentery

Scientists who unlocked the genetic code of bacteria grown from a soldier who died of dysentery in World War I say it revealed a superbug already resistant to penicillin and other antibiotics decades before they were in common use.

Genetic code of bloodsucking tsetse fly cracked

Scientists said today that they have cracked the genetic code of the tsetse fly, potentially helping to tackle one of sub-Saharan Africa`s most devastating livestock diseases as well as human sleeping sickness.

Scientists discover second, secret DNA code

Scientists have long believed that DNA tells the cells how to make proteins. But the discovery of a new, second DNA code Thursday suggests the body speaks two different languages.

Scientists claim solving protein synthesis mystery

In a finding that would help understand evolution of life and also have implications for medical science, scientists today said they have been able to solve the mystery of nature in protein synthesis.

How life originated on Earth?

Researchers have now offered an intriguing new view about how life began on Earth.

DNA mapping offers new hope to cancer patients

Researchers predict that cancer will become a manageable disease, thanks to a revolutionary treatment which will be available within five years.

Honey bees` genetic code decoded

Researchers have uncovered a new element of the honeybee’s genetic makeup, which may help to explain why bees are so sensitive to environmental changes.

Drug to fix faulty DNA shown green flag in Europe

Regulators have approved the first therapy in the western world that can correct errors in a person’s genetic code, it has been revealed.

Gene behind male breast cancer decoded

Scientists claim to have identified a gene which can increase the risk of male breast cancer by 50 per cent

`Tweaked` tomatoes could be `juicier and tastier`

The tomato genome sequence includes both the domesticated type and its wild ancestor, Solanum pimpinellifolium

Genetic code of superbugs` cracked!

Scientists have cracked the genetic code of superbugs such as MRSA, figuring out why they have become so resistant to anti-bioitics in mixed infections.

Whole genome sequencing may improve medical care

The wealth of info locked up in human genome can help doctors advise patients on lifestyle changes to stave off diseases.

Genetic clue behind RA, autoimmune disorders identified

A team of scientists has identified the exact means by which an alteration in gene PTPN22 increases risk for RA.

First study of lung cancer patient who never smoke

Scientists claim to have carried out a first-of-its-kind study of a patient with lung
cancer, who never smoked.

First study of lung cancer patient who never smoke

Scientists claim to have carried out a first-of-its-kind study of a patient with lung
cancer, who never smoked.

Genetic code `editing` cures hemophilia

Scientists have been able to "edit" genetic code, a breakthrough which they say could pave way for some hereditary diseases.

Genetic code `editing` cures hemophilia

Scientists have been able to "edit" genetic code, a breakthrough which they say could pave way for some hereditary diseases.

Japanese joins the ranks of sequenced genomes

A Japanese has joined the elite club
of humans whose genetic code has been fully sequenced.

Japanese joins the ranks of sequenced genomes

A Japanese has joined the elite club
of humans whose genetic code has been fully sequenced.