DNA in the News
The articles below include news about or mention of DNA.
Why do women live longer than men ?
Why do women generally live longer than men ? Mutations to the DNA of mitochondria can account for differences in the life expectancy of males and females. Recent research about biological ageing c...
Cancer genes differ in different parts of a tumour
Taking a sample from just one part of a tumour may not give a full picture of its genetic landscape. Scientists have conducted the first genome-wide analysis of the genetic variation between differ...
Saving the snow leopard with stem cells
Saving the snow leopard with stem cells has been receiving research attention at Monash University (Australia) where scientists have, for the first time, produced embryonic stem-like cells from the...
Bowel Cancer hope by blocking PINK1
Targeting PINK1 is not currently possible in patients. But developing drugs that can mimic these effects could provide new ways to treat bowel cancer patients who have faulty MLH1 or MSH2 genes.