Новости по теме genetics

Researchers at the Cloning & Genetic Engineering section of the Beijing Genomics Institute. ©Reuters/Bobby Yip
Human genetic research with Chinese characteristics

Researchers from Guangzhou Medical University used a gene-editing technique CRISPR to artificially induce a mutation in human cells.

Human genetic research with Chinese characteristics
Russia says new DNA tests confirm last tsar's remains
Russia says new DNA tests confirm last tsar's remains

New DNA tests on the remains of the last tsar Nicholas II confirm their authenticity after exhuming them in a bid to end a dispute with the Orthodox Church.

Russia says new DNA tests confirm last tsar's remains
Equestrian monument of Alexander III in St. Petersburg. ©RIA Novosti
Russia readies to exhume Tsar Alexander III in Romanov probe

Russian investigators began examining the grave of Tsar Alexander III ahead of his exhumation in a probe looking to finally identify the remains of the last tsar Nicholas II and his family.

Russia readies to exhume Tsar Alexander III in Romanov probe
Gibbon take: DNA study reveals king of the swingers
Gibbon take: DNA study reveals king of the swingers

Scientists said they have unravelled the genetic code of the gibbon, shedding light on one of the most enigmatic members of the ape family.

Gibbon take: DNA study reveals king of the swingers
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Geneticists offer clues to better rice, tomato crops

Scientists laid bare the genetic codes of African rice and a type of wild tomato, data they said should help breed more resilient crops.

Geneticists offer clues to better rice, tomato crops
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'Super' banana to face first human trial

A super-enriched banana genetically engineered to improve the lives of millions of people in Africa will soon have its first human trial, which will test its effect on vitamin A levels, Australian researchers said.

'Super' banana to face first human trial
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Goat to be cloned to treat rare genetic disorder

Scientists in Brazil have genetically modified a goat to produce milk with an enzyme to treat a rare genetic disorder, O Estado de Sao Paulo newspaper reported.

Goat to be cloned to treat rare genetic disorder
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Gene interplay helps to explain dengue's spread

Complex genetic interaction between the mosquito and the virus that causes dengue fever lie at the spread of this dangerous disease.

Gene interplay helps to explain dengue's spread
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'Cousin marriage' doubles gene risk for babies: study

First cousins who marry run twice the risk of having a child with genetic abnormalities, according to the findings of a study in the English city of Bradford, published Friday in The Lancet.

'Cousin marriage' doubles gene risk for babies: study
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Drought-resistant wheat to appear in Kazakhstan

Two years ago we started a joint project with Australian center of functional economy and research to increase drought-resistance of our wheat: expert.

Drought-resistant wheat to appear in Kazakhstan
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GMO may become a necessity for Kazakhstan

The climate is changing amid the global warming. GMO may become a necessity in such conditions: expert.

GMO may become a necessity for Kazakhstan
Transgenic carrots. Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan National Biotechnologies Center
Kazakhstan genetics bred TBC-preventing carrots

Kazakhstan scientists managed to inject TBC germ into a root crop and create an edible vaccine.

Kazakhstan genetics bred TBC-preventing carrots
Chairman of Majilis Commission on Social-Cultural Development Dariga Nazarbayeva. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
GMO-containing goods have to be checked independently: Dariga Nazarbayeva

Dariga Nazarbayeva talked about GMO-containing goods at the round-table meeting on the draft law On regulation of genetic-engineering activities.

GMO-containing goods have to be checked independently: Dariga Nazarbayeva