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Polydactyly, A Rare Genetic Disorder

Everyone has five fingers in each hand and toes. But there are many babies born with extra fingers or toes.Have you ever come across some infant or human with more than five fingers? If yes, that person has a rare genetic disorder Polydactyly. Read more…

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Posted by Lincy - 08/02/2013 at 03:42

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Genetically Engineered Rice: Rich Source of Vitamin A

Rice is a cereal grain rich in carbohydrates and most of the Asian countries and West Indies use rice as their staple food. Blindness is the caused mainly due to the deficiency of vitamin A in the daily supplementary food of the individual. Read more…

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Posted by Lincy - 23/01/2013 at 03:44

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Stem Cells Research, another Milestone done the Line

Stem cells have been a very promising technology which has been used in treating various diseases and neuro degenerative disorders. Scientists and researchers all over the world strive to widen the use of stem cells as a therapy for cancers and brain disorders. Read more…

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Posted by Lincy - 08/01/2013 at 07:20

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Let’s Try to Analyze and Realize to make a Better World for our Future

In the recent years, the genetic engineering techniques have been misused to create unethical and life threatening food products called genetically modified foods (GM foods). Lot of debates and fights are happening, on whether GM foods can be imported or marketed Read more…

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Posted by Lincy - 14/12/2012 at 06:38

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Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disorder that is hereditary. This causes the formation of thick sticky mucus in the lungs and digestive tracks of the being. Mucus formation in the lungs might lead to chronic disease and is a life-threatening disorder. Read more…

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Posted by Lincy - 30/11/2012 at 07:52

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Can dinosaurs walk on earth again?

We have heard of the movie, “Jurassic Park” which has depicted the recreation of dinosaurs from a fossil mosquito which had fossilized in tree amber years ago. But can this be made into reality? Can dinosaurs be cloned? Scientists say that the DNA can break based on temperature and moisture. Read more…

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Posted by Lincy - 28/11/2012 at 08:13

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