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2011-09-16 11:15:26

Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have predicted the inherited health risks of a four-person family by analyzing their whole genome sequences.

2010-08-16 14:37:22

When a certain protein is mutated or missing, symptoms of the neurodevelopmental disorder Rett syndrome arise, causing a gradual loss of brain function during early development.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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