Plants can adapt genetically to survive harsh environments

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University scientist has found genetic evidence of how some plants adapt to live in unfavorable conditions, a finding he believes could one day be used to help food crops survive in new or changing environments.
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The gene-environment enigma

Personalized medicine centers on being able to predict the risk of disease or response to a drug based on a person’s genetic makeup. But a study by scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that, for most commo…

Our normal genetics may influence cancer growth, too

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The genes we possess not only determine the color of our eyes and hair and how our bodies grow, they might also influence the changes that occur in tumors when we develop cancer.
A study by researchers at the Ohio State Universi…

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