Personal Health

Scientists develop method to standardize genetic data analysis

MIPT researchers have collaborated with Atlas Biomedical Holding and developed a new bioinformatics data analysis method. The developed program, EphaGen, can be used for quality control when diagnosing genetic diseases. The team published the article in Nucleic Acid Research. The mapping of the human genome in the early 21st century and understanding the nucleic acid […]

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Blood test can tell police if you’re too tired to drive

Scientists develop blood test which can tell police if you’re too tired to drive – and employers if you’re too drowsy for duty Blood test could soon help police identify drivers who are too tired to drive Could also help employers assess staff’s fitness for duty, according to researchers Scientists enrolled 36 healthy adults to study […]

Health Problems

Premature brains develop differently in boys and girls

Brains of baby boys born prematurely are affected differently and more severely than premature infant girls’ brains. This is according to a study published in the Springer Nature-branded journal Pediatric Research. Lead authors Amanda Benavides and Peg Nopoulos of the University of Iowa in the US used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans as part of […]