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2014-03-24 16:25:11

SALT LAKE CITY, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USTAR Center for Genetic Discovery is partnering with California based Omicia, Inc, to make analyzing a patient's genome as routine

Scientists Hope To Improve Genome-wide Association Studies With Two New Methods
2013-04-26 11:25:54

As scientists probe and parse the genetic bases of what makes a human a human (or one human different from another), and vigorously push for greater use of whole genome sequencing, they find themselves increasingly threatened by the unthinkable: Too much data to make full sense of.

2011-10-18 13:19:30

Geneticists at Emory University School of Medicine have demonstrated a method that enables the routine amplification of all the genes on the X chromosome.

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.

2010-12-31 12:23:59

A large collaborative study has added to the growing list of genetic variants that determine how tall a person will be.

2010-10-06 16:06:01

In an unprecedented international project, researchers have found multiple genetic mutations that play a role in heart attack or coronary artery disease (CAD) risk.

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2010-09-07 11:00:00

The first entire genome of an Irish individual has been sequenced.

2010-09-01 20:42:36

New findings show the value of genetic studies across human populations and the value of the latest DNA sequencing technologies to interrogate genetic variation.

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2010-06-24 06:30:00

It has been ten years since the human genome was first sequenced, and in the time since, there have been many great findings in understanding the origins and evolution of mankind.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.