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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Researchers reverse Kleefstra syndrome after birth in a mouse model

Researchers reverse Kleefstra syndrome after birth in a mouse model

Study finds greater facial asymmetry in parents of autistic individuals

Study finds greater facial asymmetry in parents of autistic individuals

Study uncovers mechanism where two transcription factors stabilize each other’s binding to DNA

Study uncovers mechanism where two transcription factors stabilize each other’s binding to DNA

New approach to identify molecular targets for improved prostate cancer therapy

New approach to identify molecular targets for improved prostate cancer therapy

Study unearths previously unknown role of CTCF, the transcription regulator

Study unearths previously unknown role of CTCF, the transcription regulator

New framework to evaluate the risks of antibiotic resistance genes

New framework to evaluate the risks of antibiotic resistance genes

Polygenic risk scores are no better in predicting disease, says study

Polygenic risk scores are no better in predicting disease, says study

Study explores the efficiency of CasMINI, an engineered CRISPR-Cas system

Study explores the efficiency of CasMINI, an engineered CRISPR-Cas system

Drug-resistant Salmonella serovar Enteritidis genome sequenced by experts

Drug-resistant Salmonella serovar Enteritidis genome sequenced by experts

Study provides deep insights into the association between genes and diseases

Study provides deep insights into the association between genes and diseases

Miniature CRISPR-Cas system expands applicability and implications further

Miniature CRISPR-Cas system expands applicability and implications further

Experts decode the genetic mechanism governing the speed of mRNA translation

Experts decode the genetic mechanism governing the speed of mRNA translation

Research findings likely to enhance genome-based disease prediction

Research findings likely to enhance genome-based disease prediction

Researchers create cardiomyocyte model using a genetic algorithm

Researchers create cardiomyocyte model using a genetic algorithm

Study reveals mechanisms promoting overall glioma tumor growth

Study reveals mechanisms promoting overall glioma tumor growth

Researchers fabricate 3D-integrated nanopores to detect single DNA molecules

Researchers fabricate 3D-integrated nanopores to detect single DNA molecules

Virus-infected cells endure long-term changes, says study

Virus-infected cells endure long-term changes, says study

Study identifies C9orf72 repeat expansion using novel genetic marker

Study identifies C9orf72 repeat expansion using novel genetic marker

Study identifies variants and genes linked to alcohol consumption

Study identifies variants and genes linked to alcohol consumption

Genomic analysis reveals the facial association between populations

Genomic analysis reveals the facial association between populations