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The bacteria that cause food poisoning, bubonic plague, and whooping cough all deploy the same weapon to infect the body

The bacteria that cause food poisoning, bubonic plague, and whooping cough all deploy the same weapon to infect the body

Bald men can blame mum!

Bald men can blame mum!

Deletion on chromosome 11q may guide decision to use chemotherapy for neuroblastoma

Deletion on chromosome 11q may guide decision to use chemotherapy for neuroblastoma

Scientists take aim at virulent bacteria by decoding machinery of key control enzyme

Scientists take aim at virulent bacteria by decoding machinery of key control enzyme

Mosaic Analysis with Double Markers (MADM) - A powerful new tool to study diseases and genetics

Mosaic Analysis with Double Markers (MADM) - A powerful new tool to study diseases and genetics

Researchers make new advances in determining the structure of all possible DNA sequences

Researchers make new advances in determining the structure of all possible DNA sequences

Age-related macular degeneration is triggered, possibly by an infection

Age-related macular degeneration is triggered, possibly by an infection

Pollutants appear to have an affect on sex chromosome

Pollutants appear to have an affect on sex chromosome

Family history DNA sleuths run risk of uncovering infertility

Family history DNA sleuths run risk of uncovering infertility

Abnormal cell division explained

Abnormal cell division explained

Increasing benefit seen in novel drug AMN107, that treats Gleevec resistance

Increasing benefit seen in novel drug AMN107, that treats Gleevec resistance

Enzyme that helps trigger the development of leukemia

Enzyme that helps trigger the development of leukemia

New gene linked to familial cancer

New gene linked to familial cancer

Fifteen-year hunt uncovers gene behind pseudothalidomide syndrome

Fifteen-year hunt uncovers gene behind pseudothalidomide syndrome

Largest "gene deserts" yet discovered in the human genome sequence

Largest "gene deserts" yet discovered in the human genome sequence

Method of gene therapy accurately corrects mutations in disease-causing genes

Method of gene therapy accurately corrects mutations in disease-causing genes

Method of gene therapy that can accurately and permanently correct mutations in disease-causing genes

Method of gene therapy that can accurately and permanently correct mutations in disease-causing genes

Mutations in the HFE gene directly associated with chronic joint disease

Mutations in the HFE gene directly associated with chronic joint disease

Location on chromosome 2 that may contain one or more genes that contribute to dyslexia

Location on chromosome 2 that may contain one or more genes that contribute to dyslexia

Dozens of new genes identified in X chromosome

Dozens of new genes identified in X chromosome