PetaSuite Cloud Edition genomic data compression software brings PetaGene its second, “Best of Show” award at Bio-IT World.
Scientists can be powerful influencers and role models. So there’s reason for concern when the same names and faces dominate coverage and visibility.
Although reprogrammed viruses are commonly used in gene therapy to treat diseases, this virus can do its work without affecting healthy cells.
Fetuses with a specific, rare chromosomal aberration have a 20% risk of developmental or other brain disorder, new research shows. The work could lead to personalised diagnostics and counselling for pregnant women.
New research shines a spotlight on the placenta’s critical role in the nature versus nurture debate and how it confers risk for schizophrenia and likely other neurodevelopmental disorders including ADHD, autism, and Tourette syndrome.
A group of clinical neurologists, molecular biologists and computer scientists have worked together to solve the mystery of why motor neurons die in patients with motor neuron disease.
The structure of DNA is widely accepted to exist as a double helix, but different DNA structures also exist. New research points to a range of triggers that can manipulate its shape.
It’s been a recurring refrain: Africa still lags woefully behind the rest of the world in generating new scientific knowledge. But there are several projects that offer hope amid all the bad news.
Genetics is influencing more and more of our decisions, but we can’t make the right choices if we don’t understand it.
A new technique reveals the earliest stages of human development without the need for human embryos.
The NIH’s All of Us Research Program issued a funding announcement yesterday for Genome Centres to generate genotype and whole genome sequence data from participants’ biosamples.