Post Profile






Scientists Push Back Against Booming Genetic Pseudoscience Market

The premise behind Yes or No Genomics is simple. Genetic disease is typically caused by a variation in at least one of the many thousands of genes in the human genome, so knowing whether your DNA code contains variants could suggest whether your health is at risk. And for just $US199 ($254), the scientists at Yes or No Genomics can use special technology to determine that.
read more

share

Related Posts


Scientists discover double meaning in genetic code

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

Scientists have discovered a second code hiding within DNA. The second code contains information that changes how scientists read the instructions contained in DNA and interpret mutations to make sense of health and disease. Genomes...

Scientists correct the typo behind a genetic liver disease

Academics / General Science : Not Exactly Rocket Science

Every year, thousands of people die because of typos in their genes. There’s a long list of debilitating or fatal genetic diseases that are caused by a single incorrect DNA letter among the three billion in our genome. It’s the equi...

New methods identify thousands of new DNA sequences missing from the human genome reference map

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

New approaches enabled researchers to discover 2,363 new DNA sequences on the human genome. The sequences represent areas not charted in the human genome reference map. The extent of human genetic variation suggested to the scientis...

Variation in 'junk' DNA leads to trouble

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

Although genetic variants are scattered throughout the human genome, scientists have largely ignored the stretches of repetitive genetic code known as 'junk' DNA in their search for differences that influence human health and diseas...

Biochemical functions for most of human genome identified: New map finds genetic regulatory elements account for 80 percent of our DNA

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

Only about 1 percent of the human genome contains gene regions that code for proteins, raising the question of what the rest of the DNA is doing. Scientists have now begun to discover the answer: About 80 percent of the genome is bi...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC