Octopuses and humans brains share the same ‘jumping genes,’ new study reveals

Octopuses and humans DO share genetic traits: Study reveals how both brain share same ‘jumping genes’ Two species of octopus and humans share similar ‘jumping genes’ Scientists believe these are associated with things like learning and memory The discovery will help improve our understanding of how intelligence evolved One scientist called it a ‘fascinating example … Read more

Researchers discover a new family of marine b

image: A total of 1,038 publicly available ocean microbial community genomes (metagenomes) were collected at 215 globally distributed sites view more Credit: Map tiles © Esri. Sources: GEBCO, NOAA, CHS, OSU, UNH, CSUMB, National Geographic, DeLorme, NAVTEQ and Esri. A new study researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) in collaboration … Read more

New genetic associations in pediatric NAFLD a

image: Jeffrey Schwimmer, MD, is professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine and director of the Fatty Liver Clinic at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego. view more Credit: UC San Diego Health Sciences In a pair of overlapping studies, a diverse team of researchers, led by scientists at the University of California San … Read more

Researchers discover a molecular switch that promotes pancreatic cancer metastasis

More than 62,000 people in the United States will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer by the end of this year, with the vast majority having a deadly and aggressive subtype known as pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDA). PDA affects more than 90% of patients with pancreatic cancer and has an average 5-year survival rate of less … Read more

Cristina Rexach, Senior Talent Consultant at Workforce Genetics · BioBuzz

BioBuzz by Workforce Genetics Cristina Rexach recently joined Workforce Genetics (WFGX) as a Senior Talent Consultant. Prior to joining WFGX, Cristina had a successful run as a Global MedTech Recruiter with the Mullings Group, a talent acquisition firm serving the medical device industry. She brings more than a decade of experience in the life sciences … Read more

University Of Maryland Medicine Launches Precision Health Study to Create Biggest and Most Diverse Research Database in State BioBuzz

Study Aims to Enroll 250,000 Maryland Residents to Support Statewide My Healthy Maryland Study to Learn More About How Genes and Other Factors Affect Health BALTIMORE, June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — University of Maryland Medicine, the joint enterprise of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the University of Maryland Medical Center, and University of … Read more

The Many Uses of CRISPR: Scientists Tell All

Smartphones, superglue, electric cars, video chat. When does the wonder of a new technology wear off? When you get so used to its presence that you don’t think of it anymore? When something new and better comes along? When you forget how things were before? Whatever the answer, the gene-editing technology CRISPR has not reached … Read more