Genetics News

Oct 8, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A large team of researchers who are part of the Coffee and Caffeine Genetics Consortium has identified six new genetic variants associated with habitual coffee consumption. Coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages worldwide. Knowledge of factors contributing to coffee’s consumption and physiological effects may greatly advance the design and interpretation of population and clinical research on coffee and caffeine. Genetic factors could...

Oct 2, 2014 by Sci-News.com

By analyzing the genome sequences of 101 monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) from around the world, a team of genetic researchers headed by Dr Marcus...

Sep 11, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A large team of genetic researchers from the United States, Europe and China has sequenced and analyzed the complete genome of the Northern white-cheeked...

Sep 5, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A large team of scientists led by Dr Philippe Lashermes of the French Institute of Research for Development has generated a high-quality draft genome of...

Aug 30, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to genetic researchers headed by Prof Leif Andersson of Texas A&M University, Uppsala University and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences,...

Aug 13, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a team of genetic researchers headed by Prof David Denlinger of the Ohio State University, the Antarctic midge (Belgica antarctica) has the...

Aug 5, 2014 by Sci-News.com

New genetic research conducted by scientists from Griffith University in Nathan, Australia, and the Natural History Museum in Tring, UK, has confirmed...

Jul 30, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a group of genetic scientists led by Dr Gerton Lunter of the University of Oxford’s Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, only 8.2 percent...

Jul 18, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Scientists from the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium have published a draft sequence of the genome of the common wheat (Triticum aestivum). The...