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|Typhoid outbreak: Genetic cause of extensive drug-resistance found|
Added: 20.02.2018 19:18 | 1 views | 0 comments
The genetic cause behind a strain of typhoid's resistance to five classes of antibiotics has been uncovered by scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and their collaborators. There is currently a major outbreak of typhoid fever in Pakistan. This study shows the typhoid strain causing the outbreak acquired an additional piece of DNA to become resistant to multiple antibiotics, including a third-generation antibiotic.
|Why big pharma might pay cryptocurrency for your DNA|
Added: 20.02.2018 17:30 | 4 views | 0 comments
More people are getting their genome sequenced than ever before, so start-ups are offering to help people make money from their genomic data
|Anet A8 Prusa i3 3D Desktop Printer for $150 + free s&h from China|
Added: 20.02.2018 16:58 | 3 views | 0 comments
GearBest offers the Anet A8 Prusa i3 3D Desktop Printer in Black for $155.99. Coupon code "DNA8" drops it to $149.89
. With free shipping, that's tied with our mention from a month ago as the lowest price we've seen. (It's the best deal now by $10.) It's compatible with multiple filament types and features an LCD screen, single-extrusion print head, aluminum build plate, SD card slot, and 8.7" x 8.7" x 9.4" maximum build volume. Deal ends September 30.
Note: This is a do-it-yourself kit and requires assembly. This item ships from China and may take two to five weeks to arrive.
|Woman to jury: I'd 'never forget' attempted kidnapper's face|
Added: 20.02.2018 15:47 | 2 views | 0 comments
Jurors returned to a Florida courtroom to begin the sentencing phase in the trial of a man accused of abducting, raping and murdering an 8-year-old girl.
|Florida girl, 11, found in Georgia hotel room with alleged kidnapper she met in online video game, cops say|
Added: 19.02.2018 18:23 | 3 views | 0 comments
An 11-year-old girl was found safe Sunday after she was allegedly kidnapped by a “child sexual predator” she met while playing a video game and who attempted to take her to his Illinois house before being stopped in Georgia, police said.
|DNA secrets of how vampire bats became bloodthirsty|
Added: 19.02.2018 16:51 | 4 views | 0 comments
New research shows how vampire bats evolved to survive on a diet of blood alone.
|Theater Review: Is God Is Seeks the Divine|
Added: 19.02.2018 2:59 | 4 views | 0 comments
Is God Is. The title of Aleshea Harris’s play is cyclical: a question, followed by an answer, followed by a question. Doubt, certainty, doubt again. The play has cycles built into its DNA: it’s a revenge drama, and as we’ve known since Sophocles put the cursed House of Atreus on
|Diet success may depend on your DNA|
Added: 19.02.2018 2:08 | 5 views | 0 comments
We can add one more thing to the list of traits affected by genetics: how our bodies respond to a particular diet. Research in animal models with different genetics shows that one diet really doesn't fit all, and what works for some may not be best for others, according to a new study.
|Gene therapy using ‘junk DNA’ could lower risk for heart disease|
Added: 19.02.2018 2:08 | 3 views | 0 comments
Researchers successfully used a gene that suppresses cholesterol levels as part of a treatment to reduce plaque in mice with a disorder called familial hypercholesterolemia. In a preclinical study, researchers found that the gene, LeXis, lowered cholesterol and blockages in the arteries, and the treatment appeared to reduce the build-up of fat in liver cells.
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