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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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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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Overweight and obesity are growing worldwide problem including in women in reproductive age. Maternal overweight and obesity are well-known risk factors that could affect several mental and physical effect to their babies. New study found that maternal obesity has linked shorter newborn telomere size by checking cord blood and …

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For decades, researchers have indicated that Bisphenol A have linked many health diseases including abnormal reproduction, hormone instability and many types of cancers. Bisphenol A(BPA) is an organic synthetic compound that found in manufacture products, for example, canned food, water bottles and receipts. Recent animal study suggests that BPA …

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