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Control your genes with your thoughts...

This article I found was very interesting. But I wasn’t sure of the practical application. I understand it has to do with modifying a gene expression with your thought, but could you use it to combat diabetes or alzheimer’s with it? 101 more words


Controlling genes with your thoughts

November 13, 2014

It sounds like something from the scene in Star Wars where Master Yoda instructs the young Luke Skywalker to use the force to release his stricken X-Wing from the swamp: Marc Folcher and other researchers from the group led by Martin Fussenegger, Professor of Biotechnology and Bioengineering at the Department of Biosystems (D-BSSE) in Basel, have developed a novel gene regulation method that enables thought-specific brainwaves to control the conversion of genes into proteins — called gene expression in technical terms. 584 more words


The developmental transcriptome of contrasting Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) morphs

The developmental transcriptome of contrasting Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) morphs
Jóhannes Gudbrandsson, Ehsan P Ahi, Kalina H Kapralova, Sigrídur R Franzdottir, Bjarni K Kristjánsson, Sophie S Steinhaeuser, Ísak M Jóhannesson, Valerie H Maier, Sigurdur S Snorrason, Zophonías O Jónsson, Arnar Pálsson… 314 more words

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Article: Controlling Genes with your thoughts

Controlling genes with your thoughts


November 11, 2014


ETH Zurich


Researchers have constructed the first gene network that can be controlled by our thoughts. 705 more words


A bizarre idea

On the site of The Independent I found the following article: Controlling medication with your mind: Thought regulation of genes made possible. According to the article scientists have created a device which allows people to regulate gene expression by using their brain waves. 35 more words


The 'Diseased' Connection

Finding a link between Cancers using RNA-seq data


Over the past decade , our understanding of the genetic makeup of disease has progressively been revolutionized by the emergence and growth of technologies and high throughput analyses in the field of genomics. 1,267 more words

Gene Expression