Tag Archives: genetics

Woman develops 12 tumors in her lifetime and survives

posted on 11/05/2022 06:00 (credit: FreePik) Spanish scientists were surprised to study the case of a woman who developed 12 tumors in her lifetime, five of which were malignant, and was cured of all of them. At less than 40 years of age, the patient developed her first tumor when …

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New genetic study reveals family structure of Neanderthals

posted on 10/19/2022 1:43 pm / updated on 10/19/2022 1:44 pm (Credit: Playback/Instagram @tombjorklundart) An unprecedented genetic study published in the scientific journal nature revealed for the first time the family structure of Neanderthals. Neanderthals occupied western Eurasia from about 430,000 years ago until their extinction about 40,000 years …

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Never had covid-19? The answer may lie in your genes

The reason some people have not been infected with the virus that causes Covid-19 in the period of more than two years of the pandemic intrigues scientists. researchers from Oxford University investigated how genes can influence the body’s immune response and may have discovered important information to resolve this question. …

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New DNA analysis technology solves 12th century crime

posted on 09/03/2022 06:00 (credit: Caroline Wilkinson, Liverpool John Moores University) In 2004, construction workers in Norwich, UK, unearthed human skeletal remains that led to a historical mystery — there were at least 17 bodies at the bottom of a medieval well. Using archaeological records, historical documents and ancient DNA, …

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‘going home to die’

posted on 20/06/2022 11:16 / updated on 20/06/2022 11:16 (credit: Reproduction Social Networks) Hours after posting a farewell message on her Twitter, Irish reporter Aideen Kennedy, 43, died of a terminal illness. The news was confirmed on Saturday (18/6) by the local press. Aideen, who had already been battling …

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‘going home to die’

posted on 6/20/2022 11:16 am / updated 6/20/2022 11:16 am (credit: Reproduction Social Networks) Hours after posting a farewell message on her Twitter, Irish reporter Aideen Kennedy, 43, died of a terminal illness. The news was confirmed on Saturday (18/6) by the local press. Aideen, who had already been …

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