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2013-08-22 23:01:34

MDA National Goodwill Ambassador makes second national TV appearance as show announcer. TUCSON, Ariz.

Genetic Mutation Linked Congenital Heart Defect
2013-07-30 08:39:37

A team of scientists has found a mutation in a gene crucial to normal heart development could play a role in some types of congenital heart defects.

2013-07-22 13:17:34

The largest genomic institute of the world, BGI Shenzhen, China (hereinafter BGI), together with Reproductive & Genetic Hospital CITIC-XIANGYA (hereinafter CITIC-XIANGYA) announced today that they have successfully applied Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) to detect in vitro fertilized (IVF) embryos with genetic abnormalities.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.