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2012-03-16 23:00:48

Siblings who have questions about whether someone may be a potential brother or sister can now get the answers they seek with this newly launched sibling DNA testing service. (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 The Paternity Lab Center is launching another service focused on helping unite families once more. The service is called Sibling DNA Testing. This new service is especially handy when both parents have either passed away or is not readily available to do testing and provide proof of an...

2012-02-10 10:14:58

New research suggests that unrelated individuals may be mistakenly identified as genetic family members due to inaccurate genetic assumptions New research suggests that unrelated individuals may be mistakenly identified as genetic family members due to inaccurate genetic assumptions. This is particularly relevant when considering familial searching: a new technique which extends forensic identification to family members of individuals with profiles in offender/arrestee DNA databases. In a...

2012-01-25 04:11:18

The time for commercial development of gene therapy has come. Patients with diseases treatable and curable with gene therapy deserve access to the technology, which has demonstrated both its effectiveness and feasibility, says James Wilson, MD, PhD, Editor-in-Chief of Human Gene Therapy in a provocative commentary and accompanying videocast. Human Gene Therapy and Human Gene Therapy (HGT) Methods are peer-reviewed journals published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.. Until recently, gene therapy...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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