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Immune cells drive gallstone formation

Added: 19.08.2019 18:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

Sticky meshworks of DNA and proteins extruded by white blood cells called neutrophils act as the glue that binds together calcium and cholesterol crystals during gallstone formation, researchers report. Both genetic and pharmacological approaches that inhibited the formation of these so-called neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) reduced the formation and growth of gallstones in mice.

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Big picture genetic scoring approach reliably predicts heart disease

Added: 19.08.2019 18:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

Polygenic risk scores -- genetic risk scores that take into account variations in a person's entire DNA -- are able to predict coronary artery disease in those who have not yet had heart attacks. Polygenic risk scores are not as accurate at predicting second heart attacks. With further research and refinement, polygenetic risk scores could help individualize and target lifestyle modifications and therapies aimed at preventing and managing heart disease.

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I gave my DNA away. Can I get it back?

Added: 19.08.2019 17:23 | 5 views | 0 comments

Why are people selling the very core of their identity to private firms?

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Asylum seekers forced to wait in Mexico face danger and desperation

Added: 19.08.2019 16:33 | 1 views | 0 comments

Her husband was murdered in Honduras, and her 4-year-old son was almost kidnapped in Mexico. The U.S. still forced her to wait in one of Mexico's most dangerous cities


Scientists uncover mystery of DNA methylation

Added: 19.08.2019 15:59 | 7 views | 0 comments

To a large extent, DNA methylation, which regulates vital cell functions, is still a big mystery to the scientific world. Now,, scientists have developed a method to quickly couple methylation enzymes to their respective methylation pattern. This finding could become essential for successful gene engineering in many species.

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The best DNA testing kits for 2019

Added: 19.08.2019 10:41 | 14 views | 0 comments

Looking for the best DNA test kits you can buy right now? Here are your best options.

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DNA helps crack a 1983 rape case in Florida

Added: 19.08.2019 2:16 | 16 views | 0 comments

A Florida woman who woke up to a stranger sexually assaulting her 36 years ago may finally get justice after DNA helped crack the brutal rape case.

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NYPD's collection of DNA samples raises privacy concerns

Added: 18.08.2019 20:38 | 1 views | 0 comments

The New York Police Department has been collecting DNA samples and storing them in a database. New reporting on the practice is raising privacy concerns. New York Times reporter Jan Ransom, who reported on the database, joins CBSN to discuss her findings.


Arrest made in decades-old Florida rape after victim reminds police about case

Added: 17.08.2019 22:37 | 10 views | 0 comments

Florida detectives say DNA helped them crack a brutal rape from 36 years ago that was recently reopened after the victim reached out to remind them that her case was still unsolved.

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