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Genes Articles


New genetic variants found that influence height

3rd February 2017

Scientists have discovered 83 new gene variants that influence height.

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Schizophrenia research uncovers 80 new genes

22nd July 2014

Research in Nature suggests 80 previously unknown genes uncovered which may put people at risk of schizophrenia.

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Research says same genes drive reading and maths ability

9th July 2014

Research suggests around half of genes that influence a child's aptitude for reading also drives maths ability too.

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UK scientists manipulate DNA to regenerate living organ

8th April 2014

Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have regenerated an elderly organ in a living animal for the first time.

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Myopia genes found

12th February 2013

New genes found that cause refractive errors and myopia.

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Face shape genes identified

18th September 2012

Five genes identified that determine human facial shape.

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Researchers hail gene breakthrough

13th December 2011

Scientists discover it may be possible to programme stem cells to become pancreatic cells.

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Rheumatoid arthritis drug could help asthma patients

9th September 2011

Genes found which may make people predisposed to asthma.

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Environment may play key role in autism

5th July 2011

New analysis suggests the environment may be more important then genes in development of autism.

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Researchers find coffee-drinking genes

12th April 2011

Scientists discover two genes linked to the amount of coffee you drink.

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