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Human Genetic Engineering – An Introduction
2013-04-09 15:06:36

What exactly is human genetic engineering? It’s a simple question with a complex answer.

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2009-06-30 14:45:00

British researchers say a genetic test that can determine whether an embryo has any inherited disease could be a less than a year away.

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2009-01-26 15:40:00

A new study by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center found a high desire for additional genetic testing among consumers for life altering and threatening medical conditions including mental retardation, blindness, deafness, cancer, heart disease, dwarfism and shortened lifespan from death by 5 years of age.

2008-10-25 03:00:30

British scientists said a new genetic test can screen embryos for almost any known genetic disease in embryos that are just days old. The Times of London said the "genetic MoT" test will allow couples at risk of passing on gene defects to conceive healthy children using IVF treatment.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.