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2014-11-21 16:23:41

-- CHOP Experts: In Eosinophilic Esophagitis, New Targets Emerge for Potential Treatments -- PHILADELPHIA, Nov.

2014-08-12 12:43:17

How genes affect intelligence is complicated.

2013-02-05 10:30:49

By broadly comparing the DNA of children to that of elderly people, gene researchers have identified gene variants that influence lifespan, either by raising disease risk or by providing protection from disease.

Gene Variants In Autistic Patients Identified
2013-01-15 18:33:10

Researchers have identified 25 additional copy number variations (CNVs) which occur in some patients with autism.

2011-12-05 13:08:11

Pediatric researchers analyzing genetic influences in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have found alterations in specific genes involved in important brain signaling pathways.

2011-10-03 05:47:57

Type 1 diabetes affects 200 million people worldwide. Now, researchers have discovered new genes that will help them better understand the origin of this complex disorder.

Meta-analysis Finds New Genes For Type 1 Diabetes
2011-09-30 04:41:29

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia researchers add to gene inventory of a complex disorder.

2011-01-04 03:57:23

As much as 90 percent of variation in adult height may be caused by genetic inheritance, but a multitude of genes are involved.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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