“Taste” gene may explain some of kids’ food choices
• Genetics • Feb 07 05
Middle-age spread owes a lot to genes - study
• Genetics • Jan 27 05
Middle-aged men may be able to lay a hefty share of the blame for their expanding bellies on their parents, study findings suggest.
Human embryonic stem cell lines found contaminated
• Genetics • Jan 24 05
New gene could be a master switch for cancer
• Genetics • Jan 20 05
Scientists have discovered a new cancer-causing gene that they believe could be a molecular master switch for the disease.
Low-LDL gene quite common in African Americans
• Genetics • Jan 19 05
Gene therapy improves Alzheimer’s in mouse study
• Genetics • Jan 17 05
Gene therapy might one day be an effective treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, new experiments in mice suggest.
Genes, low iron tied to restless legs in kids
• Genetics • Jan 14 05
Family history and iron deficiency appear to play important roles in childhood restless legs syndrome, according to a new study.
Genetic variation tied to osteoarthritis
• Genetics • Jan 10 05
A variant of the gene that controls production of a cartilage component increases susceptibility to osteoarthritis, Japanese researchers report
Nanoparticles could improve gene therapy
• Genetics • Jan 04 05
Tiny particles of silica can act as DNA carriers, providing a non-viral method of gene therapy, new research shows.
Gene therapy helps kids with immune disorder
• Genetics • Dec 16 04
Gene therapy curbs fibroids, in mice
• Genetics • Dec 03 04
Genetic factors influence female infidelity
• Genetics • Nov 24 04
Genetic factors appear to play a role in influence female infidelity and the number of sexual partners women have, British scientists said on Wednesday.…
Biotech firm wants to breed allergy-free cats
• Genetics • Oct 26 04
The biotechnology revolution is shaking up the pet world.
First came a cloned cat. Then came the fish genetically engineered to glow.
Mice thrive without chapters of the book of life
• Genetics • Oct 20 04
UN urged to ignore Bush plea for human cloning ban
• Genetics • Oct 18 04
Harvard seeks permission to clone human embryos
• Genetics • Oct 14 04
Harvard University researchers said on Wednesday they were seeking permission to use cloning technology to make human stem cells.
Genetic factors influence male homosexuality - study
• Genetics • Oct 13 04
Genetic factors, along with cultural and early experiences, influence male homosexuality, Italian scientists said on Wednesday.
Scientists identify “Jekyll and Hyde” cancer gene
• Genetics • Sep 01 04
New genetic link found to SIDS
• Genetics • Aug 19 04
Gulf War syndrome may be in the genes
• Genetics • Aug 17 04
Chronic fatigue among Gulf War veterans seems to be associated with a particular variant of the DCP1 gene, according to new research.
Gene profile predicts leukemia relaps
• Genetics • Aug 05 04
Gene defect found in some SIDS cases
• Genetics • Jul 20 04
Exercise cuts fall risk for women with thin bones
• Genetics • Jun 21 04
Exercises that boost strength and agility may help elderly women with brittle bones lessen their odds of falling, a new study suggests.