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Repairing nature with DNA technology

Scienmag

The monumental global task to restore degraded ecosystems will need to include sophisticated technologies such as environmental DNA monitoring to understand and support the recovery of complex biospheres, international researchers say.

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First major dolphin DNA study

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Atmospheric Science DNA Dolphin major studyThe first widespread census of the genetic diversity of common dolphin (Delphinus delphis) populations living along 3000km of Australia’s southern coastline has raised key pointers for future conservation efforts.

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Crystal study may resolve DNA mystery

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HOUSTON – (May 9, 2022) – When cells reproduce, the internal mechanisms that copy DNA get it right nearly every time. Biology crystal DNA mystery resolve studyRice University bioscientists have uncovered a tiny detail that helps understand how the process could go wrong.

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Computerized, rolling DNA motors move molecular robotics to next level

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Chemists integrated computer functions into rolling DNA-based motors, opening a new realm of possibilities for miniature, molecular robots. Credit: Salaita Lab, Emory University Chemists integrated computer functions into rolling DNA-based […].

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Novel method for early disease detection using DNA droplets

Scienmag

Of these various macromolecules that form droplets, DNA is quite interesting because it is predictable and programmable, which are qualities useful in nanotechnology. Recently, the programmability of DNA was used to construct and regulate DNA droplets […].

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DNA moves steadily during interphase, providing cells robust housekeeping system

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Researchers in Japan have discovered that the local DNA motion inside of human cells remains steady throughout interphase, where the cell grows and replicates its DNA for cell division. Biology cells DNA housekeeping interphase moves providing robust steadily system

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‘Junk’ DNA may hold the key to neurological disorders

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University of Lincoln and the University of Sheffield are researching how DNA could be repaired

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SeqScreen can reveal ‘concerning’ DNA

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Biology DNA reveal SeqScreenHOUSTON – (June 21, 2022) – It’s a given that certain bacteria and viruses can cause illness and disease, but the real culprits are the sequences of concern that lie within the genomes of these microbes. Credit: Treangen Lab/Rice University HOUSTON – (June 21, 2022) – It’s a given that certain bacteria and viruses can […].

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‘Junk’ DNA could lead to cancer by stopping copying of DNA

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Scientists have found that non-coding ‘junk’ DNA, far from being harmless and inert, could potentially contribute to the development of cancer. Their study has shown how non-coding DNA can get in the way of the replication and repair of our genome, potentially allowing mutations to accumulate. Latest News cancer copying DNA junk lead Stopping

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DNA DATA STORAGE: RESEARCH LANDSCAPE AND FUTURE PROSPECTS

Roots Analysis

DNA data storage involves encoding and decoding binary data to and from synthesized strands of DNA. Consequently, the data is retrieved by sequencing this DNA chain and decoding the nucleotide sequences from the artificial DNA back into binary data. Coding and DNA Writing.

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DNA Cloning Market: A Step Towards Future of Genetics Science

Roots Analysis

DNA cloning is the field of synthetic biology which can be helpful to understand the effect of mutation on a particular gene. Many diseases that can be treated using DNA cloning, such as leukemia and sickle cell anemia, involving the replacement of defected gene.

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Cancer Grand Challenge: Solving the mystery of DNA rings

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In 2014, Professor Anton Henssen discovered something unusual in the cells of pediatric cancer patients: small rings of DNA, which meant that part of the genetic information was no longer packaged in the chromosomes as normal.

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Towards self-restoring electronic devices with long DNA molecules

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In every advanced organism, the molecule called DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid, to use its full name) forms the genetic code. Technology and Engineering devices DNA Electronic long molecules selfrestoring

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UCI-led study confirms linkage between altered DNA repair and DNA damage in neurodegenerative conditions causing debilitating movement disorders

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30, 2021 — A new study led by University of California, Irvine researchers has confirmed a link between altered DNA repair and increased DNA damage associated with spinocerebellar ataxia type 7 (SCA7), a debilitating, sometimes deadly neurodegenerative condition causing movement disorders.

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Synthetic tools conduct messages from station to station in DNA

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Medicine & Health conduct DNA messages station Synthetic toolsHOUSTON – (July 18, 2022) – Rice University researchers have demonstrated that CRISPR-Cas9, increasingly famous as a gene-editing tool, can be employed in powerful additional ways in human cells.

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New DNA atlas provides clues for risk of heart disease

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Biology Atlas clues Disease DNA heart riskUniversity of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have created an important new resource to provide a better look at how genes in specific cells contribute to the risk of coronary artery disease, a leading cause of death worldwide.

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Collecting DNA from thin air

Pharma R&D Today

In a proof-of-concept study published this spring, researchers revealed that animal DNA can be collected from air sampling. The study’s authors have dubbed this DNA “airDNA,” and it could open up a lot of possibilities for better understanding the world around us.

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DNA provides unique look at moa and climate change

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Ancient moa DNA has provided insights into how species react to climate change, a University of Otago study has found. By analysing ancient DNA of the extinct eastern moa, researchers from the Department of Zoology found the giant birds altered their distribution as the climate warmed and cooled. Latest News change climate DNA moa unique

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Evonetix commences access programme for synthesised DNA

Pharma Times

Researchers are invited to apply to receive DNA that has been synthesised using Evonetix’s platform

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Largest study of domestic cat DNA identifies disease-causing variants in new breeds

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Social & Behavioral Science breeds Cat diseasecausing DNA domestic identifies largest study variants

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Cell-free DNA methylation used to predict chemo benefit in bladder cancer

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Cancer benefit bladder cancer Cellfree Chemo DNA methylation predict

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How DNA is preserved in archaeological sediments for thousands of years

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However, in recent years it has been shown that sediments can contain ancient biomolecules, including DNA. The retrieval of ancient human and faunal DNA from sediments offers exciting new opportunities to investigate the geographical and temporal […].

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UK scientists say they have found cancer driver in junk DNA

Pharma Phorum

It has suspected for many years that some diseases may be linked to non-coding or ‘junk’ DNA, but the mechanism behind the pathology hasn’t been worked out. million in startup financing to look for antigen targets for cancer vaccines and immunotherapies in non-coding DNA.

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Vaccinia virus MacGyvers a makeshift tool to repair its DNA, exposing a vulnerability that could be targeted

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Instead of relying on the cell’s repair mechanisms, the vaccinia virus MacGyvers a tool for DNA repair from one that it already uses to copy DNA, reports a team of researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in the Journal of Virology.

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The sky’s the limit: Using airborne DNA to monitor insect biodiversity

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Scientists at Lund University have discovered for the first time that it is possible to detect insect DNA in the air. Using air from three sites in Sweden, insect DNA from 85 species could be identified. Biology airborne Biodiversity DNA insect limit monitor skys

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Novel artificial genomic DNA can replicate and evolve outside the cell

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Biology Artificial cell DNA evolve genomic replicate

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TDP-43 DNA methylation may contribute to the mystery of age-dependent motor cortex involvement in ALS

Scienmag

Aging is a risk factor for the accumulation of TDP-43 (transduction responsive region DNA-binding protein of 43kDa) in the motor cortex. Biology agedependent ALS contribute cortex DNA involvement methylation motor mystery TDP43

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DNA sites linked with physical differences between sexes now also linked to disease risk

Scienmag

Some physical traits that differ between sexes are known to be linked to certain single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in chromosomes other than the X and Y chromosomes, with each SNP representing a difference in a certain DNA building block in a particular stretch of DNA.

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Case Western Reserve University research team identifies new mechanism for protecting DNA

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CLEVELAND—Researchers from Case Western Reserve University have identified a new mechanism by which a protein known for repairing damaged DNA also protects the integrity of DNA by preserving its structural shape.

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A faster “code breaker” to analyze human DNA

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Social & Behavioral Science analyze breaker code DNA faster human

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Liquid biopsy detects DNA markers in advanced breast cancer within five hours

Scienmag

A novel, automated liquid biopsy test in development by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center can accurately detect the presence of cancer DNA in the blood of patients with metastatic breast cancer within five hours.

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Quantum mechanics could explain why DNA can spontaneously mutate

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The molecules of life, DNA, replicate with astounding precision, yet this process is not immune to mistakes and can lead to mutations. Latest News DNA explain mechanics mutate quantum spontaneouslyUsing sophisticated computer modelling, a team of physicists and chemists at the University of Surrey have shown that such errors in copying can arise due to the strange rules of the quantum world. […].

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Artificial cell membrane channels composed of DNA can be opened and locked with a key

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Biology Artificial cell channels composed DNA key locked Membrane openedJust as countries import a vast array of consumer goods across national borders, so living cells are engaged in a lively import-export business.

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AstraZeneca automates DNA synthesis to slash costs and timelines

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AstraZeneca has cut the cost and time needed to complete DNA synthesis by integrating an assembly framework into Benchling. Clinical Development

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MBL team discovers new DNA modification system in animals, captured from bacteria more than 60 MYA

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— Your DNA holds the blueprint to build your body, but it’s a living document: Adjustments to the design can be made by epigenetic marks. — Your DNA holds the blueprint to build your body, but it’s a living document: Adjustments to the […]. WOODS HOLE, Mass.

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DNA circuits

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Changing the shape of soft matter using logic circuits made from DNA The myriad processes occurring in biological cells may seem unbelievably complex at first glance. And yet, in principle, they are merely a logical succession of events, and could even be used to form digital circuits. Researchers have now developed a molecular switching circuit […]. Technology and Engineering Chemistry/Physics/Materials Sciences Nanotechnology/Micromachines

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AI tailors artificial DNA for future drug development

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AI tailors artificial DNA for future drug development. With the help of an AI, researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have succeeded in designing synthetic DNA that controls the cells’ protein production. DNA molecules made-to-order.

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Probe of DNA repeats reveals genetic link to schizophrenia

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TORONTO – Researchers at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have found that repeated DNA sequences in the genome may contribute to an individual’s risk of developing schizophrenia. Tandem repeats are a class of DNA sequence where two or more nucleotides, known as the building blocks of […]. Latest News DNA genetic Link probe repeats reveals schizophrenia

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Detection of cancer biomarkers from blood samples using nanopore-based DNA computing technology

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Cancer biomarkers blood cancer computing detection DNA nanoporebased samples technologyCholangiocarcinoma, also known as bile duct cancer, is a cancer type with a characteristically high mortality. At the time of diagnosis, most bile duct cancers are typically already incurable.

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Scientists from CNIO and Massachusetts General Hospital develop tools to visualise DNA repair as never before

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Each one of the trillions of cells that make up the human body suffers more than 10,000 DNA lesions every day. Cancer CNIO develop DNA General hospital Massachusetts repair scientists tools visualise

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BioNTech completes first in-house plasmid DNA manufacturing facility

BioPharma Reporter

mRNA pioneer BioNTech has completed construction of its first proprietary plasmid DNA manufacturing facility in Marburg, Germany. Upstream Processing

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How DNA-encoded Libraries Boost Drug Discovery

Pharma R&D Today

DNA-encoded libraries (DELs) have been gaining a lot of traction in hit finding and drug discovery in recent years. Pharma R&D chemical libraries DEL DNA DNA encoded libraries Dr. Andreas Brunschweiger drug discovery library small molecules webinar

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Scientists build ‘valves’ in DNA to shape biological information flows

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Scientists at the University of Bristol have developed new biological parts that are able to shape the flow of cellular processes along DNA. Credit: Thomas Gorochowski Scientists at the University of Bristol have developed new biological parts that are able to shape the flow of cellular processes along DNA. Chemistry AND Physics biological build DNA flows information scientists shape valves

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