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2011-07-25 06:45:00

A red splash on a toxic butterfly's wing screams DON'T EAT ME!

2010-11-15 21:33:32

Pinpointing the exact genetic cause of inherited deafness has always involved sequencing one gene at a time, a process that can take up to a year and cost roughly $1,000 per gene.

2010-10-13 13:24:50

Wayne Hall, Rebecca Mathews and Katherine Morley discuss the limitations of genomic risk prediction for population-level preventive health care.

2010-01-14 13:26:39

The mutated gene, which causes Joubert Syndrome, is carried by 1 in 92 Ashkenazi Jews.

2009-04-28 10:30:58

San Juan Capistrano, CA and Chantilly, VA –Three reports describing advances in cystic fibrosis genetic testing appear in the May 2009 issue of The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.

2009-04-27 09:07:00

Company's Scientists also Enhance Industry Standards for Quality Screening in Three Articles Published in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics MADISON, N.J., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Quest Diagnostics scientists provide new insights into genetic factors affecting the accuracy and quality of Cystic Fibrosis (CF) carrier and newborn screening in three separate articles published in the May 2009 issue of The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.


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