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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, April 20, 2014

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:53am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies Brazilian goat produces disease-fighting milk Scientists in Brazil have genetically modified a goat to produce milk with an enzyme to treat a rare genetic disorder, the newspaper O Estado de Sao Paulo reported. The goat, named Gluca, is the first of its kind in South America. It has been genetically modified to produce the enzyme glucocerebrosidase. Gaucher's disease ...

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    Short Science, April 21, 2013

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... "letters" of DNA code, making it roughly the same size as a human's, they said. The genetic blueprint appears to have changed astonishingly little over the aeons, pointing to one of the most ...

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    Short Science, June 22, 2014

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:19am by AGENCIES

    ... Mutations may cut heart disease 40pc A rare set of genetic mutations found in fewer than 1 per cent of the population may cut the risk of heart disease by 40 per cent. The findings ... of these four genetic mutations, said the findings based on a study of the DNA of nearly 4,000 people of European and African ancestry. Normal levels of triglycerides are generally less than 150 ...

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    Short Science, June 8, 2014

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:32am by AGENCIES

    ... of the humble farm animal for better meat and wool. After eight years of work on the genetic make-up of the species, the researchers also found the secrets of the sheep's digestive system ...

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    Short Science, May 4, 2014

    Posted May 04th 2014, 04:22am by AGENCIES

    ... the genetic material of only about three dozen, according to Leonid Moroz from the University of Florida. Reuters   Bacteria may guard against oil leaks A type of bacteria that eats natural gases may ...

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    Short Science, April 27, 2014

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 05:05am by AGENCIES

    ... unfamiliar. Genetic sequencing showed they were only distantly related to those already known to science. When applied to a lab strain of E. coli, the genes made the bacteria resistant to certain ...

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    Short Science, November 11, 2012

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 01:25am by AGENCIES

    ... 1,000 Genomes Project results published Scientists have published the full genetic sequences of more than 1,000 people from 14 countries, creating the most complete inventory of the millions of variations between people's DNA sequences ever assembled. The resource, built by the 1,000 Genomes Project, will shed light on the genetic roots of complex diseases and suggest ...

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    Short Science, February 23, 2014

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 04:59am by AGENCIES

    ... to make the artificial muscles contract and relax. Reuters   Genetic tests for prostate cancer closer Scientists say they have come closer to devising genetic tests that can identify men ...

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    Short Science, March 2, 2014

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 03:35am by AGENCIES

    ... traced this distinctive feature to a genetic mutation in a gene that controls development of the back end of the spine. In normal goldfish, there is a single set of bones in the tail. In goldfish with the mutation, the tail skeleton splits into mirror image left and right sides. The genetic mutation arose naturally, but then twin-tail goldfish varieties were "established and maintained ...

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    Short Science, January 26, 2014

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 04:53am by STAFF

    ... physically damage females and leave them less time to get the food and rest they need" Pizzari said. Reuters   No simple answers on schizophrenia Schizophrenia is caused by many rare genetic ... the genetic triggers for the mental illness that affects about one in 100 people were far more complex than believed. Gathering data from 7,000 people in Bulgaria and Sweden, scientists said genes ...




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