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Patent Law For The Human Genome
2013-04-15 06:01:44

The US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Monday in a case that could determine whether or not human DNA can be patented, which could have a tremendous impact on genetic research, one way or the other.

Sequencing Cancer's DNA May Yield Better Prevention Strategies
2013-03-28 06:16:38

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center have identified new DNA sequences associated with breast and ovarian cancers that help reveal the underlying causes of these diseases so new prevention strategies can be devised.

Supreme Court May Decide Whether We Own Our Genes
2013-03-26 18:06:58

They may be responsible for everything in your life, from conception to death, but you do not own your own genes, legally speaking.

2013-02-12 14:01:58

A 23andMe study of consumers' reactions to genetic testing found that even when the tests revealed high-risk mutations in individuals, those individuals had few negative reactions to the news.

2013-02-04 10:19:38

Double-strand breaks in DNA happen every time a cell divides and replicates.

Breast Cancer Mutation Linked To Early Onset Menopause
2013-01-30 09:42:51

Scientists from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) recently conducted a study that showed a significantly earlier onset of menopause for women who inherited a mutation in one of the breast cancer susceptibility gene (BRCA) genes.

2013-01-22 10:40:39

Cancer cells are resourceful survivors with plenty of tricks for staying alive.

2013-01-14 23:00:13

The CBCD agrees with DNA Pioneer Dr. Watson.

Genetic Tumor Testing Aids Breast Cancer Treatment
2012-10-21 09:45:26

Experts at the Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) have started using a new DNA sequencing technique they say will help devise individualized, more effective methods of treating breast cancer.


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dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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