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GenoLevures History

Fungi, and yeasts in particular, have a long standing role in the development of genetics and molecular biology. Génolevures examines the conservation of chromosome maps to identify the “yeast-specific” genes, and to review the distribution of gene families into functional...
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Advantages of Genome Studies and Mapping

Advantages of Genome Studies and Mapping

The Human Genome Project and genomics are of great benefit to human health. It has already changed the way scientists study disease and treatments and it will continue to do so. With genomics and the study of specific genes comes...
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Factors that Influence Individual Illness and Diseases

Factors that Influence Individual Illness and Diseases

Even though we as humans share similarities in genetic makeup, there are factors that make our genetics different. There are many factors that influence our vulnerability to certain diseases. There are also many factors that play a role in how...
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Goals of the Human Genome Project

Goals of the Human Genome Project

The Human Genome project was a project that has changed the face of medicine and the understanding of the human body and health. The project had several different goals and to help you understand why this project was such a...
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Are Vaccines Really Making a Difference?

Are Vaccines Really Making a Difference?

Vaccines are a controversial issue. Many people and medical professionals believe that vaccines are good for us and that its benefits outweigh the potential harm. Other people, however, refuse to have their children or themselves vaccinated because they feel i...
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Latest Discoveries with Genetics and Genomes

Latest Discoveries with Genetics and Genomes

New discoveries and advances in genome studies occur almost daily. Projects are completed, new functions are discovered, different genes are unravelled and new projects are started. The studies into genomes and genetics and how they influence our biological ma...
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Latest Discoveries in Medicine

Latest Discoveries in Medicine

Medical advances happen regularly and each time it makes new things possible and improves human health. Some advances that we are seeing today are the things that we thought were science-fiction and impossible not too many years ago. Technology and...
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Science and Genomes: What’s the Deal?

Science and Genomes: What’s the Deal?

Genomics is a science that forms part of the biology field and is focused on the sequencing and analysis of genomes in different organisms. Genomics has helped scientists understand many things about humans, other animals, plants, and more. A genome...
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5 General Healthy Practices in 2017

5 General Healthy Practices in 2017

Everyone knows the healthy practices that they should make a habit in order to stay healthy and live longer. However, we get so caught up in our busy lives that this seems impossible. Building healthy habits is the same as...
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How Science Has Made It Possible for Humans to Live Longer

How Science Has Made It Possible for Humans to Live Longer

Scientists disagree about how long humans can live. Some say that we are genetically programmed to only live a maximum of 120 years. Others say that we could live to be 1000 years old. All of this is based on...
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