Homosexuality is only partly genetic with sexuality mostly based on environmental and social factors, scientists believe. A study found that, while gay men shared similar genetic make-up, it only accounted ...
HOMOSEXUALITY is only partly genetic, with sexuality mostly based on environmental and social factors, scientists believe. A study found that, while gay men shared similar genetic make-up, it only accounted ...
Around one million Britons can claim direct descent from Vikings, according to a new DNA study. Men from the far north of Scotland were most likely to provide a direct match with almost a third (29.2%) of the men ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Irish Independent
More than 1,000 species of iguanas exist around the world. Now, research shows that most of these species share the same sex chromosomes that they inherited from a common ancestor as long as 140 million years ago when dinosaurs ... FULL ARTICLE AT LiveScience.com
The cognitive impairments of Down syndrome, which is caused by an extra copy of chromosome 21, have long been considered untreatable, but recent advances in neuroscience and genetics are starting to raise the prospect of pharmaceutical interventions. Several clinical trials ... FULL ARTICLE AT Science
A study in this week's New England Journal of Medicine potentially has significant implications for prenatal testing for major fetal chromosome abnormalities. The study found that in a head-to-head comparison of noninvasive prenatal testing using cell free DNA (cfDNA ... FULL ARTICLE AT News-Medical.net
The first 2016 presidential primary vote won't be cast for another 22+ months , but some people (let's call them " Kos ") would have you believe that Hillary Clinton has already won the Democratic nomination —and the general election ! Although ... FULL ARTICLE AT Daily Kos
Calico cats are adored for their tortoiseshell fur, but scientists think the value of the female felines' unique pattern could be more than just aesthetic. It could hold the key to solving problems like hereditary obesity, they say. That's ... FULL ARTICLE AT Sci-Tech Today
Calico cats, renowned and beloved for their funky orange and black patchwork or "tortoiseshell" fur, can thank X chromosome inactivation or "silencing" for their unique look. FULL ARTICLE AT PhysOrg.com
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Chromosome 1 is the designation for the largest human chromosome. Humans have two copies of chromosome 1, as they do with all of the autosomes, which are the non-sex chromosomes. Chromosome 1 spans about 247 million nucleotide base pairs, which are the basic units of information for DNA. It represents about 8% of the total DNA in human cells.
Identifying genes on each chromosome is an active area... Full
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