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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.
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).
Vive le difference? Not at the level of DNA.
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.
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.
In 1980 in the United States, approximately 4.5% of all pregnant women were of advanced maternal age.
The genes that make up the human genome were mapped by HUGO, the Human Genome Organisation, and published in 2001.
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.
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.
Most of the time cancer seems to creep up gradually over time; cells become premalignant, then increasingly abnormal before they become cancerous.
- 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.
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