Category: Genetics

On-the-spot genome analysis

The ability to read the genome – all the DNA of an organism – has vast potential to understand human health and disease. Researchers at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and UNSW Sydney...

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Earliest known genetic condition on the enormous teeth of our close fossil relative

Our new research article describes the earliest known common genetic condition in our evolution, in a 2 million-year-old species called Paranthropus robustus. This species commonly had severe tooth defects caused by a genetic condition, amelogenesis...

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