Scientists Successfully ‘Delete’ HIV Virus From Human DNA

So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it's impossible for our immune system to clear it out. But lately, researchers from Temple University claim that they have successfully deleted HIV virus from human DNA.

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BioTech Experts Sift Through A Child’s DNA, Seeking To Find A Mysterious Disease

Until a decade or so ago, DNA sequencing and the science of reading our DNAs, was an alien concept to most. Now that it is becoming increasingly popular, two biotech experts have undertaken a task to read through a child's DNA and find out what mysterious diseases ails him.

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Study Says Parents Fear Eventually Transferred To The Offspring

Emotions play an important part in our daily lives. Fear is one such emotion that is pre-programmed into all animals and people as an instinctual response to potential danger. However, lately a new study says that mice can easily pass learned behaviors like a trained fear response to their offspring through DNA!

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DNA Suggests Dogs Were First Domesticated In Europe

Among all the domestic animals, dogs are said to be the most loyal animal to people. Since the time of Charles Darwin, scientists have argued over the origin of domesticated dogs. In simple word, the question was raised how, when and where dogs were first transformed (domesticated) into man’s best friend? Scientists have found their answer as DNS suggests, it is the Europeans who first domesticated dogs.

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