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What a chromosome really looks like

What a chromosome really looks like: New imaging technology for visualization

"Babies Could Be Tested For 3,500 Genetic Faults"...Medical Correspondent for The Telegraph

Unborn babies could be tested for 3,500 genetic faults

Life immitates art: New process allows babies to be tested for 3500 genetic defects in the womb

Transcription (Gene Expression)

This "dark matter" -- called non-coding RNA -- comprises more than 95 percent of the human genome, but it does not contain the blueprint, or code, for making proteins.


I am such a brain nerd and a human development nerd! The Neurobiology of Bliss--Sacred and Profane by Nadia Webb, scientificamerican

DNA coiled around histone proteins [agct sequencing blog]

Epigenetics: A New Field of Genetic Research

Epigenetics: A New Field of Genetic Research

X Inactivation and Epigenetics

X inactivation is a vital process that occurs in all DNA-containing cells of the female body. It is also an important research model and tool for studying epigenetics. Epigenetics refers to

The X and Y Chromosomes

The discovery and University of Arizona (UA) analysis of an extremely rare African American Y chromosome pushes back the time of the most recent common ancestor for the Y chromosome lineage tree to years ago. This time predates the age of.

Australian scientists clone an extinct frog!

Scientists briefly revive extinct frog from dead cells

Scientists have successfully created an embryo from the extinct gastric-brooding frog. While it is only in embryo form, they say that the species will live again and possibly see other extinct animals restored as well.