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Deals and Contract Documents for 650+ Genetic Disorders Deals

Deals and Contract Documents for 650+ Genetic Disorders Deals

[ad_1] DUBLIN, June 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “Global Genetic Disorders Partnering 2015-2022: Deal Trends, Players and Financials” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The Global Genetic Disorders Partnering 2015-2022 report provides comprehensive access to available deals and contract documents for over 650 genetic disorders deals. Most of the deals included within the report occur …

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Gene Variant Helps Tendon Store More Energy, Increasing Physical Performance in Mice

Gene Variant Helps Tendon Store More Energy, Increasing Physical Performance in Mice

[ad_1] When you applaud the strength and speed of an animal or athlete, you probably don’t praise their tendons (the cords of connective tissue that attach muscles to bones)—but maybe you should. Scientists at Scripps Research have discovered a genetic mutation that gives tendons the ability to store more energy, letting mice jump higher and …

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UChicago Medicine launches National Cancer In

UChicago Medicine launches National Cancer In

[ad_1] image: The national Connect for Cancer Prevention study will track participants over time with a goal of identifying factors that could impact a person’s cancer risk and other health outcomes. view more  Credit: National Cancer Institute The University of Chicago Medicine hopes to recruit 50,000 people to participate in a new national study designed to …

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This Man Was Encased in Volcanic Ash in Pompeii. Here’s What His DNA Reveals | Smart News

This Man Was Encased in Volcanic Ash in Pompeii. Here’s What His DNA Reveals | Smart News

[ad_1] Researchers have long tried—and failed—to sequence the complete genome of someone who died in Pompeii.  Howard Kingsnorth / Getty Images The image of the destruction of the Roman port city of Pompeii in 79 C.E. by the volcanic ash of Mount Vesuvius is one that likely haunts the mind of any classics student. Its …

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What's next for gene drives that fight malaria-carrying mosquitoes?

What’s next for gene drives that fight malaria-carrying mosquitoes?

[ad_1] In a large laboratory cage, a male mosquito carries a genetic weapon that could launch the destruction of his species. That loss could also mean the end of the parasite that causes malaria. The weapon, a self-replicating bit of DNA known as a gene drive, is one of the most anticipated and controversial tools …

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Andrea Cronin (right), with her 11-year-old daughter, Juliana.

An MRI detected breast cancer in this Haddonfield woman. Should you consider having one?

[ad_1] With a history of breast cancer in her family, Andrea Cronin has been careful to get annual mammograms since she was in her early 30s. Like a lot of women, though, she skipped the test in 2020 due to the pandemic. She was relieved when her 2021 test came back negative, but she wanted …

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Stanford Scientists Unlock Mysteries of Plant Growth and Health

[ad_1] A study finds that algal genes provide answers to questions concerning plant growth and health. The discovery will help develop heat-tolerant crops and improve algal biofuel production Plants, like all other known organisms, utilize DNA to pass on traits. Animal genetics often focuses on parentage and lineage, but this can can be challenging in …

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Dietary Restriction, Eye Health, and Lifespan Connected in Fruit Fly

Dietary Restriction, Eye Health, and Lifespan Connected in Fruit Fly

[ad_1] Researchers from the Buck Institute have demonstrated for the first time a link between dietary restriction (DR), circadian rhythms, eye health, and lifespan in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster. The study results also, and unexpectedly, indicated that processes in the fly eye are actually driving the aging process. Previous studies have demonstrated in humans …

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What We Know So Far

What We Know So Far

[ad_1] The novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, has caused millions of infections worldwide. As time has passed, it has become increasingly clear that COVID-19 is not a cookie-cutter disease. People vary significantly in their susceptibility to infection, symptoms, and disease severity. Certain risk factors clearly play a role. Could genetics also play a part? …

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Ralph Saint-Louis: TIME Innovative Teachers 2022

Ralph Saint-Louis: TIME Innovative Teachers 2022

[ad_1] When Ralph Saint-Louis first arrived at Lowell Public High School in 2018, students often asked him if he was a substitute or foreign language teacher. “They hadn’t even conceptualized the possibility that you could have a science teacher of color,” says Saint-Louis, a tenth grade biology teacher who is Black and Haitian American. Massachusetts’ …

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