Saturday, 19 January, 2019

Category: The Brain & Genetics

Faster Diagnosis From Transformational Gene Project

Faster Diagnosis From Transformational Gene Project

Scientists in Cambridge have completed the world’s largest gene sequencing project in healthcare – which brings the hope of better understanding of diseases and faster diagnosis. People with rare diseases, their family members and cancer patients took part. Genomics England described the project as “transformational in what it  means to society and

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Hundreds Of Autism Genes Triggered By Single Protein

Hundreds Of Autism Genes Triggered By Single Protein

Despite some exciting recent advances in early detection methods, autism spectrum disorder is still a frustratingly mysterious and elusive condition. Over 200 genes have been implicated in the condition, but no single mechanism has yet been identified to suggest possible treatment methods. A new study is offering a clue into the origins of

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Facebook Accused Of Abetting Mynamar 's Ethnic Cleansing

Facebook Accused Of Abetting Myanmar ‘s Ethnic Cleansing

UN investigators have said the use of Facebook played a “determining role” in stirring up hatred against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. One of the teams probing allegations of genocide in Myanmar said Facebook had “turned into a beast.” About 700,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since Myanmar’s military launched an operation in

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