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Are you curious why dogs are friendly? Scientists say it is in their DNA. Dogs are friendly in nature and that very nature is maybe the reason why they became a part of people’s lives. Dogs are a distant cousin of the wolves, their wild counterparts. The canis lupus …

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Gene expression is a process of converting the DNA into other useful products for the survival of the cell. Commonly, gene expression gives instruction to our DNA to be converted into a more functional product like proteins. The information in our DNA is converted into another instruction for making protein …

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There is a big question with the lifespan of men in connection to the term ‘mutation’. For many years, there has not been any concrete evidence from researches that can prove this issue right or wrong. But at present, there will be an end to all the questions with just …

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Nicholas Volker was dying at the age of 4 from an unknown condition. Over 100 trips to the operating room and 400 days in the hospital, no doctors were able to pin point to the cause of his illness. As a last hope, doctors decided to sequence his whole genome …

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Studies published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics shows that smoking affects human genome. Researchers have conducted a meta-analysis of genome-wide DNA methylation using samples of 16,000 participants. DNA methylation is an epigenetic mechanism that methyl groups are added to DNA without any interruption of DNA sequence. Methylation can …

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