Mutated gene safeguards against heart attacks

Posted in Science on 8th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

If this gene were switched off with medications it could reduce the risk of coronary disease significantly.

Scientists say they may be able to control the parts of the brain which determine intelligence

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers said that a clusters of genes found in brain controlled human cognitive functions from memory to attention and reasoning.

Human gene editing treatment to tackle hemophilia

Posted in Medicine on 6th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

The controversial medical method could prevent people with hemophilia from bleeding to death internally.

Cheap DNA Sequencing Is Here. Writing DNA Is Next

Posted in Featured, Science on 25th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

When Twist launches its beta program in 2016, it will offer gene synthesis at 10 cents per letter with a guaranteed turnaround time of 10 days.

Allen Institute researchers decode patterns that make our brains human

Posted in Science on 21st Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers have identified a set of just 32 gene-expression patterns for all 20,000 genes across 132 functionally distinct brain regions.