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Genetically modified rice to tackle climate-induced food shortages

Genetically modified rice could be used to lessen food shortages caused by climate change, as salt tolerance allows it to grow in warmer conditions.
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Ancient Siberian genomes reveal previously unknown hunter-gatherer population

Researchers uncover ancient Siberian genomes which reveal a previously undescribed group of early hunter-gatherer population in Neolithic Altai-Sayan region.
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Overcoming the cost challenge of rare, orphan & genetic therapies and CGT development

Craig Caceci, Managing Director, Terebellum®, walks us through how to overcome the cost challenge of CGT development for rare, orphan and genetic therapies.
Genomic instability in cancer

Genomic instability in cancer

In this eBook, Sabine Mai from the University of Manitoba explores how nuclear architecture enables the analysis of genomic instability in cancer.
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The challenge of treating genetic diseases: The example of creatine transporter deficiency

The vast majority of genetic diseases remains beyond possibilities of treatment with research continuing to be able to offer therapies to the affected patients.

Understanding diabetes: Reducing the risk of type 2

Dr Stacey Lockyer, Senior Nutrition Scientist at the British Nutrition Foundation, walks us through understanding diabetes & reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes.
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Frogs regrow limbs: what does this mean for humankind?

Scientists have proven that African claw frogs can regrow limbs - could humans also have dormant regenerative capabilities?
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Personalising genome sequencing doubles the diagnosis of rare diseases

Implementing personalising genome sequencing and tailoring analysis to each individual patient could double diagnostic rates of rare diseases.
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Metabolism detects our ancestry and risk of diseases

Our ancestry can be detected not only in our genes, but also in our metabolism, says ground-breaking Yale-led study.
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Diabetes education to protect tomorrow

Prof Andrew Boulton, President, International Diabetes Federation, calls for more to be done to improve access to diabetes education.
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The International Symposium on Rice Functional Genomics

From the 4th to the 7th of November 2022, Phuket, Thailand will host the 19 International Symposium on Rice Functional Genomics ISRFG 2022 where we will see agricultural science “Driving the Next Green Revolution”.
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Why do Europeans have lactose tolerance?

Famine and disease were the catalyst for the evolution of lactose tolerance in Europe, and explain why others are lactose intolerant.
ALACI22 Immunology in Latin America and the Caribbean and the IUIS Global Meeting

ALACI22 Immunology in Latin America and the Caribbean and the IUIS Global Meeting

Sharing information on Immunology is essential for success in battling disease in the global population.
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What is the science behind IVF failure?

Researchers find that IVF failure is commonly due to spontaneous errors in the early phases of cell division which causes so many human embryos to fail to develop.
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Type 1 diabetes treatment finds new target

A new route to the regeneration of insulin in the pancreatic stem cells indicates a major breakthrough for Types 1 and 2 Diabetes therapies.
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Data capture for researching degenerative eye disease

Translational Imaging Innovations makes data accessible to research degenerative eye disease.
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The effects of nanoparticles and the disruption of neural development

Ken Tachibana explores how the effects of nanoparticles on the environment and human body and brain have been left largely unexamined.
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Cerebral creatine deficiency syndrome through genetic treatments

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechCasting Group, addresses cerebral creatine deficiency syndrome through genetic treatments.
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Unlocking dark matter in our genome to fuel immune responses

Dr Helen M Rowe at the Centre for Immunobiology at the Queen Mary University of London looks towards unlocking dark matter for the potential to boost immune responses in humans.
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Genomic instability and nuclear architecture in cancer

Sabine Mai and Aline Rangel-Pozzo, at the CancerCare Manitoba Research Institute and The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, discuss genomic instability in relation to 3D spatial organization of telomeres.

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