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|'Junk DNA' affects inherited cancer risk|
Added: 06.12.2019 23:19 | 6 views | 0 comments
A person's risk of developing cancer is affected by genetic variations in regions of DNA that don't code for proteins, previously dismissed as 'junk DNA', according to new research. This new study shows that inherited cancer risk is not only affected by mutations in key cancer genes - known as oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes - but that variations in the DNA that controls the expression of these genes can also drive the disease.
|Genetic screening of IVF embryos is unlikely to lead to smarter babies|
Added: 06.12.2019 19:17 | 0 views | 0 comments
Can DNA analysis help prospective parents choose IVF embryos on the basis of future intelligence? A study suggests this approach would have little, if any, effect
|Shedding light on the reaction mechanism of PUVA light therapy for skin diseases|
Added: 06.12.2019 17:53 | 0 views | 0 comments
Physical chemists have clarified which chemical reactions take place during PUVA therapy. The therapy involves light-induced damage to the DNA of diseased cells.
|A Facebook rumor about white vans is spreading fear across America|
Added: 06.12.2019 15:18 | 8 views | 0 comments
Terrifying rumors initially propelled by Facebook's algorithms have sparked fears that men driving white vans are kidnapping women all across the United States for sex trafficking and to sell their body parts. While there is no evidence to suggest this is happening, much less on a national, coordinated scale, a series of viral Facebook posts created a domino effect that led to the mayor of a major American city issuing a warning based on the unsubstantiated claims.
|Boy, 5, invites entire class to watch his adoption|
Added: 06.12.2019 11:29 | 8 views | 0 comments
"Family doesn't have to be DNA, because family is support and love," his teacher tells the class.
|Did Italian priest father two African sons?|
Added: 06.12.2019 5:10 | 18 views | 0 comments
When Gerald Erebon accused a priest of being his father, church officials refused to compel a DNA test to check the Kenyan man's claims. After The Associated Press wrote about the case, another man came forward with a key piece of the puzzle. (Dec. 6)
|Lyft sued in Los Angeles over alleged sexual assault by driver|
Added: 06.12.2019 1:19 | 13 views | 0 comments
It's the latest of dozens of lawsuits brought against the ride-hailing company over alleged groping, kidnapping and rape.
|Joseph McCann trial: Serial rape accused left DNA on cigarette and toilet paper 'with billion to one match', court hears|
Added: 05.12.2019 17:22 | 12 views | 0 comments
Alleged serial rapist Joseph McCann left a trail of DNA with a "billion to one" match from Watford to Greater Manchester, a court has heard.
|Pirates kidnap 19 crew members from Greek tanker off Nigeria|
Added: 05.12.2019 17:16 | 12 views | 0 comments
Pirates have kidnapped 19 crew members from a crude oil tanker off Nigeria in an area where acts of piracy are on the rise, an official with the ship's operator said on Thursday.
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