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Mosquito Sex-Determining Gene Could Help Fight Dengue Fever

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Researchers with the Fralin Life Science Institute at Virginia Tech have identified a gene responsible for sex determination in mosquitoes that can transmit yellow fever, dengue, and chikungunya viruses.

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What Drives Advanced Prostate Cancer? New Study Describes Genomic Landscape

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In a major advance in precision medicine, an international collaboration of researchers found 90 percent of castration resistant metastatic prostate cancers harbored some kind of genetic anomaly that could drive treatment choices.

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Breast Cancer Genetic Testing to Help Check for Abnormalities in Genes

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Genes May Influence Leadership in the Workplace

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A Kansas State University researcher has found that the dopamine transporter gene DAT1 can have both positive and negative effects on leadership in the workplace.

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Cancer Drugs May Hold Key to Treating Down Syndrome and Other Brain Disorders

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A class of FDA-approved cancer drugs may be able to prevent problems with brain cell development associated with disorders including Down syndrome and Fragile X syndrome, researchers at the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute have found.

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Study Uncovers New Information on Genomic Instability

Using a novel method they developed to map chromosome breaks in a model organism, Wenyi Feng, Ph.D., and her colleagues have discovered new information as to how and where chromosome fragile sites can occur in human DNA.