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ACE2: Genetic clues to COVID-19 infections and treatment

Scientists identify a possible link between genetic variations in the ACE-2 receptor used by coronaviruses to enter cells and susceptibility to COVID-19 infections. Could...

Would a DNA vaccine be able to stand ground against COVID-19?

With so many countries under lockdown, researchers from around the world are racing against time to develop a vaccine for COVID-19. Keeping with our...

CRISPR goes mainstream: gene therapy to cure hereditary blindness in patients

In a first of it’s kind trial, scientists deliver CRISPR-Cas9 gene therapy directly into the eye of a patient with hereditary blindness. Gene editing with...

Hunting for DNA stories at natural history museums

Researchers use a new methods to extract DNA from preserved samples, opening the door to exploring the DNA of millions of preserved specimens housed...

Healthy aging using the power of DNA

Researchers publish a reference DNA database for healthy older Australians in an attempt to establish a baseline for healthy aging. The aging population problem Owing...

The Habsburg Jaw and the Genetics Behind Inbreeding

New study links the famous “Habsburg Jaw” to inbreeding, further confirming the idea that inter-family marriages weaken bloodlines by decreasing genetic diversity. Who were...

The ‘Wandermust’ Experiment

Scoot, a Singapore-based airline carrier partners up with Dr. Richard Paul Ebstein to prove that 'wanderlust’ is in our DNA. Do you love to...

Was the Controversial King Richard III a Legitimate King?

Richard III was the King of England from July 6, 1483 until his death in 1485 at 32 years of age. King Richard III...

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ACE2: Genetic clues to COVID-19 infections and treatment

Scientists identify a possible link between genetic variations in the ACE-2 receptor used by coronaviruses to enter cells and...
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Would a DNA vaccine be able to stand ground against COVID-19?

With so many countries under lockdown, researchers from around the world are racing against time to develop a vaccine...

CRISPR goes mainstream: gene therapy to cure hereditary blindness in patients

In a first of it’s kind trial, scientists deliver CRISPR-Cas9 gene therapy directly into the eye of a patient...

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Determining the DNA Profile of the Great Napoleon

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