Latest Carole Ober Stories

2013-03-28 10:47:28

About 90 percent of children with two copies of a common genetic variation and who wheezed when they caught a cold early in life went on to develop asthma by age 6.

Study Finds Male Fertility Genes
2012-05-25 09:18:25

A new report published in the American Journal of Human Genetics states that previously undiscovered male fertility genes were identified and the new findings provide more information regarding human production.

2011-08-02 07:00:00

A team of researchers discovered a novel gene associated with asthma in African-Americans, according to this study.

2011-08-01 12:10:54

A new national collaboration of asthma genetics researchers has revealed a novel gene associated with the disease in African-Americans, according to a new scientific report.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.