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2011-12-28 08:10:14

An important part of saving a species is often understanding its DNA.

2011-10-06 13:08:46

In children with genomic disorders, often a gamete – egg or sperm – has gone disastrously awry with either a duplication or deletion of genetic material that results in physical and neurological problems for the subsequent child.

2011-10-05 12:25:09

When cells divide normally, DNA gets copied perfectly and distributed among the daughter cells with an even hand.

2011-10-05 05:53:07

Autism is one of the most common genetic alterations, caused by a deletion of the 27-gene cluster on chromosome 16.

Evidence Found For Genetic Basis Of Autism
2011-10-04 04:32:58

Models of autism show that gene copy number controls brain structure and behavior

2011-10-03 15:45:04

When cells divide normally, DNA gets copied perfectly and distributed among the daughter cells with an even hand.

2011-09-19 05:26:08

A chromosomal "catastrophe" that occurs early in development may be to blame for some cases of developmental delay or cognitive disorders, according to new research.

2011-09-16 11:13:29

Using a diversity of DNA sequencing and human genome analytic techniques, researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine have identified some cases of developmental delay or cognitive disorders associated with a sudden chromosomal catastrophe that occurred early in development, perhaps during cell division when DNA is replicated.

2011-09-15 13:05:47

Using a diversity of DNA sequencing and human genome analytic techniques, researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine have identified some cases of developmental delay or cognitive disorders associated with a sudden chromosomal catastrophe that occurred early in development, perhaps during cell division when DNA is replicated.

2011-09-15 05:14:56

A chromosomal "catastrophe" that occurs early in development may be to blame for some cases of developmental delay or cognitive disorders, according to new research.


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  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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