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Autism And Other Disorders May Be Caused By Genetic Hotspot Mutations
2012-12-21 06:47:01

A group of international researchers led by a team of investigators from the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego, recently revealed a new study that provides signals as to the causes of autism and other related disorders.

Gene Mutations Begin Showing Up In Last 5,000 Years Of Human Evolution
2012-11-29 10:51:10

It is within the past 5 to 10,000 years that researchers have found that most genetic mutations have occurred, making us genetically different than we once were.

2010-01-14 15:02:08

Research published in the journal Genetics suggests that mutagenic drugs designed to kill viruses may make them stronger.

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2009-10-18 12:19:32

A 21-year Michigan State University experiment that distills the essence of evolution in laboratory flasks not only demonstrates natural selection at work, but could lead to biotechnology and medical research advances, researchers said.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.