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2011-04-11 15:40:30

The evolution and diversification of the more than 300,000 living species of flowering plants may have been "jump started" much earlier than previously calculated, a new study indicates.

2011-04-08 09:21:00

Four Mexican Laboratories Selected for Cytogenetics Standardization Pilot Project MEXICO CITY, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A workshop being held today will serve as the launch of a unique project that unites the American Society of Hematology (ASH), the Agrupacion Mexicana para el Estudio de la Hematologia (AMEH), and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in pursuit of a common goal: improving the care of patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

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2011-03-03 09:55:00

Vive le difference? Not at the level of DNA.

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.

2011-02-10 14:04:32

In 1980 in the United States, approximately 4.5% of all pregnant women were of advanced maternal age.

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.

2011-01-24 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.

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2011-01-12 12:50:00

Research published on Tuesday states that DNA in a pregnant woman's blood can reliably show whether her fetus has Down's syndrome, which can reduce the need for invasive testing procedures like amniocentesis.

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.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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