Tagged: gene

Autism revisited: genetics, environment, not vaccines - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Mar 05, 2019

Researchers are pounding the trail of the genetics of autism. There is also more evidence that vaccines don’t cause autism. More interesting is what does cause autism. (Those looking for the vaccine bit should track down to the section, Another nail on the coffin.) Not the Rain Man People with autism or autism spectrum disorder find social communication and … Read More

What is a gene? - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Jul 27, 2013

Genome TV is hosting an interesting series of short videos, asking different scientists what a gene is. (These are also available from the (USA) National Human Genome Research Institute website.) In all there are ten interviews. I’ve embedded just a few of them below. (I offer them without meaning to imply I think these … Read More

Now starring in movies: human genes - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Apr 06, 2010

I do so love it when people make accessibly, entertaining, highly educational science stuff. A dividing cell. The image is a composite of several images showing the effects of different gene silencings. The images were grouped according to their effect: green for genes that affect the mitotic spindle, and red for the genes that affect the chromosomes … Read More