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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Artificial nanopores enable single molecule-sorting of genetic material

Artificial nanopores enable single molecule-sorting of genetic material

Cancer data available for global scientists through Microsoft’s Azure

Cancer data available for global scientists through Microsoft’s Azure

Novel platform provides higher level of accuracy in genomic analysis

Novel platform provides higher level of accuracy in genomic analysis

Study analyzes connections between COVID-19 severity and gene expression

Study analyzes connections between COVID-19 severity and gene expression

Research identifies genes involved in the production of scorpion venom

Research identifies genes involved in the production of scorpion venom

Study analyzes the risk of re-identification of shared genomic data

Study analyzes the risk of re-identification of shared genomic data

Study elucidates the role of genomics in obsessive-compulsive disorder

Study elucidates the role of genomics in obsessive-compulsive disorder

Study identifies new variants for polycystic ovary syndrome

Study identifies new variants for polycystic ovary syndrome

De Novo Mutations may Play a Role in Male Infertility

De Novo Mutations may Play a Role in Male Infertility

Researchers use DNA to track the genetic evolution, migration of chickpea

Researchers use DNA to track the genetic evolution, migration of chickpea

CRISPR introduces potentially dangerous changes in cells, reveals research

CRISPR introduces potentially dangerous changes in cells, reveals research

Cellular senescence is caused by irreversible damage to the genome

Cellular senescence is caused by irreversible damage to the genome

New epigenetic editing technique could help treat a wide range of diseases

New epigenetic editing technique could help treat a wide range of diseases

Study discusses outcomes of disclosing actionable genetic results to research participants

Study discusses outcomes of disclosing actionable genetic results to research participants

Whole genome sequencing for children with cancer provides accurate diagnosis

Whole genome sequencing for children with cancer provides accurate diagnosis

Quillwort genome sequencing reveals a unique photosynthetic process

Quillwort genome sequencing reveals a unique photosynthetic process

Novel algorithm pinpoints genes associated with related genetic diseases

Novel algorithm pinpoints genes associated with related genetic diseases

Research reveals pathways controlling osteocyte development

Research reveals pathways controlling osteocyte development

Study employs engineered base editors for controllable genome editing

Study employs engineered base editors for controllable genome editing

Study identifies genes involved in people with osteoarthritis

Study identifies genes involved in people with osteoarthritis