Scientists unlock X-Files DNA mystery

Sheffield scientists capture snapshots of enzymes trimming branched DNA after cell division Scientists have unlocked a crucial part of the mystery as to how our DNA can replicate and repair itself – something which is essen

DNA evidence unearths major population shift at last Ice Age-end

DNA evidence from the ancient bones and teeth of people who lived in Europe near the end of the last Ice Age shows a major shift in the population around 14,500 years ago during a period of severe climatic instability.

DNA data uncovers unknown chapter of human history

Scientists have uncovered an unknown chapter of human history - a major population turnover in Europe at the end of the last Ice Age about 14,500 years ago, during a period of severe climatic instability.

DNA data uncovers unknown chapter of human history

Key defence protein may cause cancer: study

A protein that usually fights viral infections may also cause cancer by taking advantage of a weakness in DNA replication process to induce mutations in our genome, a new study has found. Cancer is caused by the growth of an

Key defence protein may cause cancer: study

Can’t hold drink? Blame your genes

New study's DNA-boozy hijinks link can be the perfect excuse for those embarrassing moments at the parties.

Black Death plagued humans since Bronze Age

It turns out the plague was plaguing humans far earlier than previously believed. New research using ancient DNA has revealed that plague...

Deleting genes could extend lifespan: Study

Researchers have identified 238 genes linked to ageing and found that switching them off extends life in yeast cells, an advance that provides new genomic targets which could be used to boost human lifespan.

‘Leukemia’ created in a dish

A team of researchers have created 'leukemia in a dish' to better study it. Mount Sinai scientists engineered stem cells to better understand the mechanisms behind a form of leukemia caused by changes in a key gene.

Homosexuality can be triggered by birth environment: Scientists

Claiming that genetic changes which happen after birth can determine whether a man is straight or gay, scientists have recently found out that homosexuality may be triggered by environmental factors during childhood.

Study: Eurasian farmers migrated to Africa 3,000 years ago, DNA shows

Scientists say they have extracted ancient DNA from the skull of a man buried in the highlands of Ethiopia 4,500 years ago that supports the theory that Eurasian farmers migrated into Africa some 3,000 years ago.

Smoking, binge boozing linked to epigenetic signs of aging

Washington D.C, Oct 9 (ANI): As per a recent study, cigarette smoking and heavy alcohol use are associated with epigenetic signs of aging.

Incense sticks may need ‘health warning’ sign; can change DNA

A new study claims that incense smoke could cause adverse health effects

Researchers shed light on how damaged DNA is repaired

In a breakthrough discovery, researchers have revealed how a damaged DNA is transported within a cell and repaired.

Researchers shed light on how damaged DNA is repaired

Viruses may play a role in inflammatory bowel diseases

Inflammatory bowel diseases may be associated with an increase in the diversity of viruses in the body, scientists say.

DNA ‘smart glue’ may help build tissues, organs

DNA strands can act as a glue to hold together 3-D-printed materials that could someday be used to grow tissues and organs in the lab, a new study has found.

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