Lake Mead corpses can be identified using genetic genealogy

‘Lake Stickney John Doe’ spent nearly a decade underwater before surfacing in June 1994—a couple of fishermen found it amid a patch of lily leaves in Snohomish County, Washington. The body decomposed to the point of corpse wax – a gray-blue clay-like coating on the skin, and the body was submerged in water and bloated … Read more

Hibernation slows biological aging in bats

Photo: Large brown bats can live up to 19 years. Opinion more Credit: Brooke and Sherry Fenton The most common bat in the United States, the great brown bat, has an unusually long lifespan of up to 19 years. A new study led by researchers from the University of Maryland has identified one of the … Read more

Study discovers genetic method for identifying hundreds of ‘promising’ disease agents

Newswise – In the pursuit of accurate disease diagnosis, doctors have traditionally used multiple methods—including collecting patient samples on a variety of media, reviewing countless medical records and analyzing clinical data using complex mathematical algorithms—to try to identify bacteria, viruses or fungi. or other pathogen responsible for the infection. Hunting is often slow and laborious, … Read more

Nova Siri Genetics Research for Strawberry Cultivation

Climate change, evolving market demand, and employment related problems, when it comes to strawberry cultivation on a global scale. Within this new scenario, Nova Siri Genetics (NSG) is committed to finding solutions that can provide advantages for the entire chain and especially the Mediterranean regions (southern Italy, the Spanish Huelva region, Greece, Morocco, Tunisia and … Read more

Experts say shocking story about lookalikes in Kenya can relate to strangers

Sometime in 2020, a man strikingly similar to President Uhuru Kenyatta came into the spotlight, sparking banter among curious Kenyans. A resident of the Umoja estate in Nairobi, Michael Gitunga Ngogo was little known outside his immediate circle, until the day he appeared on a local television station. His resemblance to President Uhuru Kenyatta stands … Read more

Why enhancing genomic surveillance is imperative

A recent study revealed that the rate of genetic changes in monkeypox virus was higher than expected A recent study revealed that the rate of genetic changes in monkeypox virus was higher than expected Since it was first reported in humans in the 1970’s, monkeypox virus Infection was largely confined to countries in Central and … Read more

The National Institutes of Health is the first to develop a 3D structure of flicker

Image: This rotating image shows the 3D structure created by the NIEHS researchers from the scintillating protein. The researchers used Cryo-EM and other techniques to show how pathological mutations on the protein can lead to mitochondrial diseases. The video is zoomed in to the protein interface where many of the disease mutations occur. Opinion more … Read more

Berlin will host targeting mitochondrial 2022

Photo: The 13th World Congress on Mitochondrial Targeting Opinion more Credit: Loans to the World Mitochondrial Society The Thirteenth International Conference on Mitochondrial Targeting This year it will be held at the Steigenberger Hotel Am Kanzleramt, Berlin, Germany and online from October 26 to 28. Targeting mitochondrial 2022 will bring up many hot topics related … Read more