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2011-03-03 07:00:00

NEW HAVEN, Conn., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The launch of a new, non-invasive test for the identification of Turner syndrome (TS) was announced today by JS Genetics. The test, XCAT-TS, is a simple cheek swab that identifies girls with Turner syndrome.

2011-02-16 17:39:54

As a child grows, a short stature is not usually cause for concern, but it is often the only sign of a condition called Turner syndrome.

2011-02-03 17:53:27

The genes that make up the human genome were mapped by HUGO, the Human Genome Organisation, and published in 2001.

2011-01-25 14:53:20

A study shows for the first time that the three most common chromosome changes seen in chronic lymphocytic leukemia disrupt a molecular network that includes several important genes and strongly influences the outcome of the disease.

2011-01-24 15:37:27

The sight of a researcher sitting at a microscope for hours, painstakingly searching for the right cells, may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to new software created by scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany.

2011-01-13 14:25:06

In the case of DNA, the package can be as important as its contents, new work with fruit flies reveals.

2011-01-06 16:34:18

Remarkable new research overthrows the conventional view that cancer always develops in a steady, stepwise progression.

2011-01-06 16:28:01

Most of the time cancer seems to creep up gradually over time; cells become premalignant, then increasingly abnormal before they become cancerous.

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2010-12-22 13:52:23

Researchers are a step closer to unraveling the mysteries of human sexual development, following genetic studies that show male mice can be created without a Y chromosome – through the activation of an ancient brain gene.

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2010-12-09 09:15:00

A team of reproductive scientists have successfully produced both male and female mice using two different fathers.


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