Plant scientists had bred a strain of wheat that thrives in salty soil known as Durum.
‘Sleep is a fundamental behavior in all animals, and it is poorly understood from a scientific standpoint,’ according to Dr. Nicholas Stavropoulos, of Rockefeller University in New York.
People with hemophilia B have a faulty gene which means they cannot produce a protein called ‘factor IX’ to clot the blood.
Cells researchers from Oxford University say that a variant gene which reduces vitamin D levels could be directly linked to multiple sclerosis.
Researchers who studied more than ten thousand people across Europe, found those with the gene ‘ABCC9’ need around thirty minutes more sleep per night than those without the gene.
The secret of the fabled fountain of youth that is searched by many people could lie with the creepy-crawly creatures in our garden, the nematodes (roundworms).
Geneticist Clyde Francks, lead author of a 2007 study in which Oxford University researchers identified a genetic variant linked to left-handedness.