genetics http://apr.org en DNA Files -- Faith and Science http://apr.org/post/dna-files-faith-and-science <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-5351fd2930214-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-5351fd2930214-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="5351fd2930214-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wual/local-wual-660878.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Tuscaloosa, AL – At times, the concepts of science and religion are in conflict. But new evidence is emerging about that debate -- on a genetic level -- with the identification of the first of many genes related to language and communication.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2007 17:48:41 +0000 7591 at http://apr.org DNA Files -- Genes and Ethnicity http://apr.org/post/dna-files-genes-and-ethnicity <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-5351fd293145e-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-5351fd293145e-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="5351fd293145e-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wual/local-wual-660888.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Tuscaloosa, AL – In the final installment of Alabama Public Radio's DNA Files series, we look at genetics and ethnicity. Science is raising new questions about the way we think about ourselves.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2007 17:38:01 +0000 7593 at http://apr.org DNA Files -- Worm Shack Undergrads http://apr.org/post/dna-files-worm-shack-undergrads <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-5351fd292ef51-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-5351fd292ef51-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="5351fd292ef51-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wual/local-wual-660474.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Tuscaloosa, AL – We revisit the Caldwell Lab at the University of Alabama where research is being done to discover the causes and potential cures for diseases such as Parkinson's. What is interesting about the lab may not be what is being researched, but who is doing the research -- college undergraduates.</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2007 06:17:40 +0000 7583 at http://apr.org DNA Files -- Minority Participation http://apr.org/post/dna-files-minority-participation <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-5351fd292dc39-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-5351fd292dc39-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="5351fd292dc39-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wual/local-wual-659346.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Tuscaloosa, AL – Our DNA Files Series continues with a look at the importance of minority participation in clinical trials. Researchers are relying on community based approaches to accomplish the task of attracting more minority participants to their trials.</p> Mon, 17 Dec 2007 06:18:06 +0000 7564 at http://apr.org DNA Files -- The Worm Shack http://apr.org/post/dna-files-worm-shack <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-5351fd292c971-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-5351fd292c971-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="5351fd292c971-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wual/local-wual-656979.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Tuscaloosa, AL – There is groundbreaking work being done with Parkinson's Disease research at a little place called the Worm Shack. It's an unusual name for a place responsible for such a scientific achievement.</p> Mon, 10 Dec 2007 06:18:40 +0000 7537 at http://apr.org DNA Files -- The Hybrid Catfish http://apr.org/post/dna-files-hybrid-catfish <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-5351fd292b558-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-5351fd292b558-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="5351fd292b558-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wual/local-wual-653982.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Tuscaloosa, AL – Market prices for catfish have dropped, Asian imports are increasing, and southern catfish farmers are feeling the financial pinch. However, science may be providing a competitive edge by creating a bigger, healthier catfish that's ready for market more quickly.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2007 06:18:58 +0000 7499 at http://apr.org DNA Files -- The Hybrid Catfish