|Impact of temperature on mitochondrial DNA evolution|
Added: 17.07.2018 14:47 | 5 views | 0 comments
A new study provides evidence towards selection in mtDNA due to variations in temperature.
|Quick-thinking gas station clerk saved kidnapping victim by locking her in store bathroom, police say|
Added: 17.07.2018 14:12 | 4 views | 0 comments
A California gas station clerk is being praised after her quick-thinking helped a woman from four teens suspected of kidnapping and sexually assaulting her.
|Indiana authorities to release more information on 1988 murder case|
Added: 17.07.2018 8:56 | 15 views | 0 comments
Indiana authorities were expected on Tuesday to release more details about a cold case they say has been solved after DNA led them to a man who they arrested and charged for the assault and murder in 1988 of an 8-year-old girl.
|Yersinia hits Norway; previous outbreaks traced to salad|
Added: 17.07.2018 5:00 | 7 views | 0 comments
An outbreak of Yersinia enterocolitica has affected 18 people across Norway, according to authorities. It is the third Yersinia outbreak in the country since 2011. Folkehelseinstituttet (Norwegian Institute of Public Health) said the source of infection is being investigated and bacteria with similar DNA profiles have been detected in all cases. The outbreak of Yersinia enterocolitica...
|Heritable genome editing: Action needed to secure responsible way forward|
Added: 17.07.2018 1:23 | 15 views | 0 comments
An independent inquiry has concluded that editing the DNA of a human embryo, sperm, or egg to influence the characteristics of a future person ('heritable genome editing') could be morally permissible. If that is to happen, a number of measures would need to be put in place first to ensure that genome editing proceeds in ways that are ethically acceptable.
|A man was arrested in a decades-old murder of 8-year-old. He was caught with DNA.|
Added: 16.07.2018 21:17 | 10 views | 0 comments
John Miller admitted to detectives that he abducted, raped and then strangled April Tinsley to death before dumping her body, according to a police affidavit.
|Fuzzy yellow bats reveal evolutionary relationships in Kenya|
Added: 16.07.2018 20:20 | 7 views | 0 comments
DNA analysis of fuzzy yellow bats in Kenya revealed at least two new species unknown to science. It's important because Africa's biodiversity is often under-studied and poorly understood, even though bats play a crucial role in agriculture and public health.
|Finding the proteins that unpack DNA|
Added: 16.07.2018 20:20 | 6 views | 0 comments
A new method allows researchers to systematically identify specialized proteins called 'nuclesome displacing factors' that unpack DNA inside the nucleus of a cell, making the usually dense DNA more accessible for gene expression and other functions.