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What Do People Often Get Wrong About Genetics And DNA? - Forbes



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What Do People Often Get Wrong About Genetics And DNA? 
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Most of us don't yet realize that we have to understand genetics and DNA better. When I first started writing my book, ?The Family Gene,? I didn't love memoir. I didn't really get it. I never loved reading it, and I didn't find my life all that ...

 


Konica Minolta Closes Ambry Genetics Acquisition - GenomeWeb



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Konica Minolta Closes Ambry Genetics Acquisition 
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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) ? Japanese digital technology firm Konica Minolta announced today that it has closed its previously announced acquisition of Ambry Genetics in an all-cash transaction valued at up to $1 billion. Under the terms of the deal, Konica ...
Ambry Genetics Acquired By Konica Minolta socalTech.com
Konica Minolta and Innovation Network Corporation of Japan close acquisition of Ambry Genetics DOTmed.com

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Why Race Is Not a Thing, According to Genetics - National Geographic



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Why Race Is Not a Thing, According to Genetics 
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In many ways, genetics makes a mockery of race. The characteristics of normal human variation we use to determine broad social categories of race?such as black, Asian, or white?are mostly things like skin color, morphological features, or hair ...

 


Physical inactivity and restless sleep exacerbate genetic risk of obesity - Science Daily



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Physical inactivity and restless sleep exacerbate genetic risk of obesity 
Science Daily
Low levels of physical activity and inefficient sleep patterns intensify the effects of genetic risk factors for obesity, according to results of a large-scale study presented at the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) 2017 Annual Meeting in ...
Physical Inactivity, Poor Sleep Can Amplify Genetic Risk of Obesity GenomeWeb

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Survey results: Genetics specialists' views on genome editing ... - EurekAlert (press release)



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Survey results: Genetics specialists' views on genome editing ... 
EurekAlert (press release)
Genetics professionals around the globe hold varying views on genome editing in humans, agreeing with the general public on some aspects and differing in ...

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Three UB projects funded to explain genetics to Western New Yorkers - UB News Center



Three UB projects funded to explain genetics to Western New Yorkers 
UB News Center
?Disparities exist in both risk and survival for young African-American women compared to whites, and we speculate that genetics play a role,? says Heather Ochs-Balcom, PhD, project co-investigator and associate professor in the Department of ...

 


New Products Posted to GenomeWeb This Week: PerkinElmer, Agilent, Desktop Genetics, More - GenomeWeb



New Products Posted to GenomeWeb This Week: PerkinElmer, Agilent, Desktop Genetics, More 
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Researchers specializing in biobanking, genetics, and next-generation sequencing can use Chemagic Prime to streamline and automate high-quality DNA and RNA extraction for a wide range of human samples. Obtained nucleic acids can be used for a ...

 


How genetics undermines ?scientific? arguments for racism - Salon



How genetics undermines ?scientific? arguments for racism 
Salon
"Skin deep" is also a useful phrase when thinking about the genetics that underly human variation. Only a handful of genes out of 20,000 influence all the skin tones available to human beings. The most comprehensive study of the genes involved in ...

 


Data do-over backs dominance of genetics in autism risk - Spectrum



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Data do-over backs dominance of genetics in autism risk 
Spectrum
A reanalysis of data from more than 2 million children in Sweden suggests inherited genetic factors account for 83 percent of autism risk. A 2014 study using the same dataset pointed to an equal contribution from genetics and the environment, but ...

 


What to do When Identical Genetics Cross Brands | Agweb.com - AgWeb



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What to do When Identical Genetics Cross Brands | Agweb.com 
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It's no secret farmers have long wanted to know just how often the same seed reappears in more than one bag. One California-based data company says they've ...

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