There’s money you can make selling your DNA. Shivom will help monetise it
Genetic testing centres are selling your DNA to pharma majors to conduct drug development research without your knowledge and the latter is making big bucks. Shivom is working to change that narrative by granting you complete access to your DNA and helping you monetise it.
It's all about the buzz: Study reveals why people love bitter taste of beer & coffee
People like the way coffee and alcohol make them feel.
Genes may play a role in schizophrenia, bipolar disorder occurrence
Some psychiatric disorders may be genetic, whereas neurological disorders like Parkinson's or Alzheimer's are more distinct.
Gene variants behind kidney disease in kids identified
London, June 15 (IANS) Genetic variants found in regions that are involved in regulation of the immune response may be responsible for a type of kidney disease among kids, a new study has shown.
Genes turn man's best friend into social animal
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Ever thought why dogs appear to be more social -- a typical human trait -- than all other animals? It is because the genes that influence human behaviour also affects the social ability of dogs, a study has found.
DNA test may predict academic achievement: study
A genetic score comprising 20,000 DNA variants explains almost 10 per cent of the differences between children's educational attainment at the age of 16.
Want to be slim? Then you gotta be tall
A new study that found a strong correlation between genes that result in greater height and those that reduce body mass index.
Genome India Project launched in northeast
Imphal, Oct 24 (IANS) Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) of over 2,000 individuals spanning different ethnic, linguistic and socio-cultural sections of the northeastern states will be carried out as part of the Genome India Project, launched in the region on Tuesday.
Six new genetic risk factors for Parkinson's found
Scientists have identified more than two dozen genetic risk factors involved in Parkinson's disease, including six that had not been previously reported.
New research doubles number of genes linked to height
How tall you are is strongly related to the genes you inherit and in the largest genetic study of height-related genes to date, scientists have identified 423 genetic regions connected to height.
Grilled, barbecued meat may up kidney cancer risk
Pan-fried, grilled or barbecued meat, cooked at high temperatures or over an open flame, may increase the risk of kidney cancer.
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