Synthetic yeast chromosome is fully functional – Δημιουργήθηκε το πρώτο, πλήρως συνθετικό χρωμόσωμα

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The first complete and functional synthetic yeast chromosome has been created by a team of scientists based in the US.

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DNA pioneer James Watson sets out radical theory for diabetes – O Τζέιμς Oυότσον ξαναχτυπά με νέα θεωρία για το διαβήτη

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Not satisfied with his work that unravelled the double helix structure of DNA and landed him a share of a Nobel prize half a century ago, James Watson has come up with a radical theory for diabetes, dementia, heart disease and cancer. Continue reading

Scientists discover double meaning in genetic code – Έλληνας ανακάλυψε «κρυμμένο» κώδικα στο DNA

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Scientists have discovered a second code hiding within DNA. This second code contains information that changes how scientists read the instructions contained in DNA and interpret mutations to make sense of health and disease. Continue reading