Tag archive for ‘genome’
Jewish Business News On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Israeli NRGene and International Researchers Team to Map Key Wheat Genome

NRGene has joined forces with noted researchers around the globe – and is seeking more participants – to decode the genome of wild emmer wheat. This variety of wheat is the immediate progenitor of most More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Tel Aviv University’s Professor Yosef Shiloh Wins First Olav Thorn Prize

Professor Yosef Shiloh from Tel Aviv University has been awarded the first Olav Thon Prize for natural sciences and medicine. Prof. Shiloh, whose research focuses on genetic predisposition to cancer, will More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Sharon Osbourne Faces Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Former X Factor judge Sharon Osbourne has overcome a series of health problems but now faces a new challenge after a DNA test revealed she carries some of the genes responsible for Alzheimer’s disease, The More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Research Findings Have Implications for Regenerating Damaged Nerve Cells

Two new studies involving the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Queensland (UQ) in Brisbane, Australia have identified a unique molecule that not only gobbles up bad cells, but also has More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, November 14th, 2014

The cat’s meow: Genome reveals clues to domestication

–   Cats and humans have shared the same households for at least 9, 000 years, but we still know very little about how our feline friends became domesticated. An analysis of the cat genome by researchers More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Artificial sweeteners linked to obesity epidemic, Israeli scientists say

– A new study reveals that artificial sweeteners may exacerbate, rather than prevent, metabolic disorders such as Type 2 diabetes.   – Calorie-free artificial sweeteners are often chosen by More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, September 15th, 2014

Study: Mice and Men Share Diabetes Gene

An EPFL, ETH Zurich and CHUV multilayered study provides unprecedented insights into mechanistic regulation of complex biological systems, and can eventually lead to improve diagnosis and treatment of human More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Mapping DNA Sequence of Ashkenazi Jews

First DNA sequence dataset of complete Ashkenazi genomes supports targeted personalized medicine, aids disease research across populations, and reveals Jewish and European origins. Led by Itsik Pe’er, More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Genome-wide analysis reveals genetic similarities among friends

– Study finds truth to ‘friends are the family you choose’. If you consider your friends family, you may be on to something. A study from the University of California, San Diego, and More...

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Jewish Business News On Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Tiny Molecule Could Help Diagnose and Treat Mental Disorders

– Weizmann Institute scientists “fingerprint” a culprit in depression, anxiety and other mood disorders. –   – According to the World Health Organization, such mood disorders More...

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