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For the First Time, DNA Sequencing Technology Saves A Child’s Life

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:47+00:00 January 10th, 2011|Categories: News, Research|Tags: , , |

From Popular Science By Clay Dillow Posted 01.06.2011 at 1:08 pm For the First Time, DNA Sequencing Technology Saves A Child's Life Proponents of genetic medicine say DNA sequencing is the future of medicine and that soon every truly sick person will have his or her genome sequenced. Critics cite privacy concerns and note that genetic [...]

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Genetic variant that can lead to severe impulsivity identified

By | 2016-10-05T06:45:51+00:00 December 29th, 2010|Categories: ADHD, Brain, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

ScienceDaily (2010-12-27) -- Scientists have found that a genetic variant of a brain receptor molecule may contribute to violently impulsive behavior when people who carry it are under the influence of alcohol. The researchers sequenced DNA of the impulsive subjects and compared those sequences with DNA from an equal number of non-impulsive Finnish control subjects. They [...]

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