Biology Genetics

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23 Dec 2019
Professor Dennis Yuk Ming LO and Professor Rossa Wai Kwun CHIU from the Faculty of Medicine at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) have been named the “Top 20 Translational Researchers of 2018” by the world-renowned scientific journal Nature Biotechnology. They are the only Hong Kong scientists on the list and it is the third consecutive year for Professor Lo to receive this honour.
27 Aug 2019
A recent study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has analyzed the genetic map of Nomura’s jellyfish, scientifically known as Nemopilema nomurai, for the first time.
Altered Gene Expression May Trigger Collapse of Symbiotic Relationship
08 Jul 2019
Researchers in Japan have identified the potential genes responsible for coral bleaching caused by temperature elevation.
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22 Feb 2019
Laboratory model breaks laws of heredity, opening up new research possibilities in genetics and synthetic biology.
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12 Feb 2019
Study illustrates the links between brain energy metabolism and neuronal activity.
Neotrogla
17 Oct 2018
The female of a sex-role reversed cave insect species Neotrogla has evolved a switching valve to receive more semen during mating, when a penis-like structure in the female anchors in the male “vagina.”
Dojo loach
02 Aug 2018
A DNA probing technique clarifies the mechanism behind clonal reproduction of female dojo loach fish, also providing insight into the ancestral origin of the clonal population.
Asian species (Oryza sativa, top), African species (O. glaberrima, bottom), and their hybrid (middle). The hybrid has husks but does not yield seeds.
12 Feb 2018
Scientists successfully employed mutagenesis to identify the gene that causes hybrid sterility in rice, which is a major reproductive barrier between species.
11 Jun 2017
Two proteins produced by a single gene interact to keep the genome in check
The hidden order in DNA diffusion
07 Jun 2017
The movement of DNA molecules seemingly explained by random motion conceals a more orderly march.
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28 Apr 2017
Genetic studies on Malaysia’s Orang Asli peoples could lead to tailored medical advice that is more appropriate for their unique makeup.
Augmented reality at your fingertips
25 Apr 2017
A new tool uses genetic and clinical information to find the root cause of unexplained illnesses.
Fertilization in plants.
21 Apr 2017
Discovery of parental factors that lead to asymmetric division of the zygote.
18 Apr 2017
An algorithm that prioritizes gene variants with their likelihood of involvement in human disease.

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