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{ Monthly Archives } October 2017

NASA Twin Study: Year in Space Changed Scott Kelly All the Way to His DNA – Newsweek

Newsweek NASA Twin Study: Year in Space Changed Scott Kelly All the Way to His DNANewsweekScientists have long known that being in space takes an immense physical toll on the body. But it may also change astronauts' genes, according to research on NASA's Scott Kelly and his identical twin brother, Mark Kelly. In the space […]

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Conjoined Twins From East Africa Came To The U.S. For Surgery … – NPR

NPR Conjoined Twins From East Africa Came To The U.S. For Surgery …NPRThe CT scan (left) shows the twins before the surgical separation. At right; a three-dimensional reconstruction of the CT scan was used to help doctors prepare …Marathon 19 hour surgery separated conjoined twins fused at the …MetroConjoined Twins Ethical Dilemma: When Parents Need to […]

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Space changes how genes are expressed – Astronomy Magazine

Newsweek Space changes how genes are expressedAstronomy MagazineTaking advantage of the Kellys' identical genetics, the Twins Study monitored subtle genomic changes that were elicited by each brother's environment — namely Earth and space — helping researchers investigate the long-term effects of extended …NASA Twin Study: Year in Space Changed Scott Kelly All the Way to His […]

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Space changes how genes are expressed – Astronomy Magazine

Newsweek Space changes how genes are expressedAstronomy MagazineTaking advantage of the Kellys' identical genetics, the Twins Study monitored subtle genomic changes that were elicited by each brother's environment — namely Earth and space — helping researchers investigate the long-term effects of extended …NASA Twin Study: Year in Space Changed Scott Kelly All the Way to His […]

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NASA Twin Study: Year in Space Changed Scott Kelly All The Way to His DNA – Newsweek

Newsweek NASA Twin Study: Year in Space Changed Scott Kelly All The Way to His DNANewsweekScientists have long-known that being in space takes an immense physical toll on the body. But, it may also change astronaut's genes, according to research on NASA's Scott Kelly and his identical twin brother, Mark Kelly. In the space agency's […]

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New Landmark $5.5 Million Study Will Explore Effects of Legal Cannabis – MERRY JANE (blog)

Civilized New Landmark $ 5.5 Million Study Will Explore Effects of Legal CannabisMERRY JANE (blog)The National Institute on Drug Abuse is stepping in to fund one of the largest studies on cannabis use to ever be undertaken in the U.S. In the $ 5.5 million study, researchers will look at 5,000 twins to determine how […]

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Mass. General Dilemma: Separate Conjoined Twins To Save One, Or Let Both Die? – WBUR

WBUR Mass. General Dilemma: Separate Conjoined Twins To Save One, Or Let Both Die?WBURThe East African twins were born conjoined into a sort of a Y shape: They had separate heads and torsos, but they were connected lower down, at the abdomen and the pelvis. They shared a liver and a bladder and other lower-body […]

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New Landmark $5.5 Million Study Will Explore Effects of Legal Cannabis – MERRY JANE (blog)

Civilized New Landmark $ 5.5 Million Study Will Explore Effects of Legal CannabisMERRY JANE (blog)The National Institute on Drug Abuse is stepping in to fund one of the largest studies on cannabis use to ever be undertaken in the U.S. In the $ 5.5 million study, researchers will look at 5,000 twins to determine how […]

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Fireworks in space: NASA’s twins study explores gene expression – Phys.Org

Phys.Org Fireworks in space: NASA's twins study explores gene expressionPhys.OrgNASA's Twins Study preliminary results have revealed that space travel causes an increase in methylation, the process of turning genes on and off, and …and more » twins research – Google News

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Fireworks in space: NASA’s twins study explores gene expression – Phys.Org

Phys.Org Fireworks in space: NASA's twins study explores gene expressionPhys.OrgWhen retired twin astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth in March 2016, the Twins Study research intensified with investigators collecting samples from him and his twin brother, retired astronaut Mark Kelly. The researchers began combining the data …and more » twins research – Google News

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