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New study on genotype-phenotype associations sheds light on human complex traits, diseases

New study on genotype-phenotype associations sheds light on human complex traits, diseases

Roots for obesity start in the first year of life, shows study

Roots for obesity start in the first year of life, shows study

Each city has its own exclusive microbiome, finds study

Each city has its own exclusive microbiome, finds study

Studies highlight different aspects of link between obesity and cancer

Studies highlight different aspects of link between obesity and cancer

Exploring the Genetic effects of Chernobyl Radiation

Exploring the Genetic effects of Chernobyl Radiation

Access to nature increases people's physical activity and their overall health

Access to nature increases people's physical activity and their overall health

Geisinger receives $3.6 million from NCI to study the role of genetic variation in cancer

Geisinger receives $3.6 million from NCI to study the role of genetic variation in cancer

Cutting-edge genomic tools used to investigate health effects of Chernobyl radiation exposure

Cutting-edge genomic tools used to investigate health effects of Chernobyl radiation exposure

Processed meat associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease

Processed meat associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease

Processed meat consumption associated with increased risk of dementia

Processed meat consumption associated with increased risk of dementia

Rare genetic variants contribute to increased risk for lung cancer

Rare genetic variants contribute to increased risk for lung cancer

Environmental DNA could help better understand grasses that cause allergies

Environmental DNA could help better understand grasses that cause allergies

Revealing clues about the immune system through ancient DNA

Revealing clues about the immune system through ancient DNA

Slowdown in global warming led to lower malaria incidence in Ethiopia

Slowdown in global warming led to lower malaria incidence in Ethiopia

Catechin-type flavonoid compounds in tea relax blood vessels by activating ion channel proteins

Catechin-type flavonoid compounds in tea relax blood vessels by activating ion channel proteins

Genomics study examines the impact of COVID-19 on care homes

Genomics study examines the impact of COVID-19 on care homes

Automated next generation sequencing platform can accurately screen thousands for COVID-19

Automated next generation sequencing platform can accurately screen thousands for COVID-19

Increased levels of OAS1 protein may reduce the severity of COVID-19

Increased levels of OAS1 protein may reduce the severity of COVID-19

Study: Role of natural mosquito behavior on malaria transmission

Study: Role of natural mosquito behavior on malaria transmission

Researchers identify a type of RNA as therapeutic target for Huntington's treatment

Researchers identify a type of RNA as therapeutic target for Huntington's treatment