Genetics and Genomics

What is Genetics?

Genetics is the study of heredity. This article investigates the definition behind genetics as well as how varying genes can give rise to different traits.

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Plants evolve defensive systems through a combination of environmental factors

Plants evolve defensive systems through a combination of environmental factors

Cancer cells use aging gene to establish a permanent footing in the tissue

Cancer cells use aging gene to establish a permanent footing in the tissue

Researchers identify genetic variant discrepancies between two genome references

Researchers identify genetic variant discrepancies between two genome references

Single mutation leads to rare genetic muscle disease

Single mutation leads to rare genetic muscle disease

Study describes the impact of DNA methylation on the 3D structure of genome

Study describes the impact of DNA methylation on the 3D structure of genome

New method can help diagnose unsolved cases of rare diseases across Europe

New method can help diagnose unsolved cases of rare diseases across Europe

New software tool detects, evaluates, and quantifies off-target editing activity

New software tool detects, evaluates, and quantifies off-target editing activity

Two components of bacterial CRISPR-Cas immunity system are physically linked

Two components of bacterial CRISPR-Cas immunity system are physically linked

Gene expression signatures underlying microglia linked with amyloid plaque phagocytosis

Gene expression signatures underlying microglia linked with amyloid plaque phagocytosis

New genetic pathway plays a critical role in the ripening of tomatoes

New genetic pathway plays a critical role in the ripening of tomatoes

Study shows how mitochondrial function impacts schizophrenia in patients with genetic disorder

Study shows how mitochondrial function impacts schizophrenia in patients with genetic disorder

Study identifies predictive causal role for specific cell types in type 1 diabetes

Study identifies predictive causal role for specific cell types in type 1 diabetes

Study shows that Bubonic Plague had a long-term impact on immune gene expression

Study shows that Bubonic Plague had a long-term impact on immune gene expression

Study identifies DNA alterations that underpin brain and cognitive decline in the elderly

Study identifies DNA alterations that underpin brain and cognitive decline in the elderly

New study assesses total economic impact of human genomics

New study assesses total economic impact of human genomics

Successful class of therapeutics attack and shut down unique and harmful genes

Successful class of therapeutics attack and shut down unique and harmful genes

Exposure to even low levels of lead can trigger epigenetic changes

Exposure to even low levels of lead can trigger epigenetic changes

Study identifies new epigenetic control pathways in multiple myeloma growth

Study identifies new epigenetic control pathways in multiple myeloma growth

Study shows that inactivation of BRG1 leads to high genetic instability

Study shows that inactivation of BRG1 leads to high genetic instability

Exploring the Genetic effects of Chernobyl Radiation

Exploring the Genetic effects of Chernobyl Radiation