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Gene chip technology can detect one of the commonest cystic fibrosis (CF) genetic mutations with 100% accuracy

Gene chip technology can detect one of the commonest cystic fibrosis (CF) genetic mutations with 100% accuracy

A moderately high protein diet could reduce a woman’s chances of becoming pregnant

A moderately high protein diet could reduce a woman’s chances of becoming pregnant

Research for faster Polymerase Chain Reaction technology

Research for faster Polymerase Chain Reaction technology

A gene involved in the adhesion of cells is less active in breast tumors with a poor prognosis than those that are less aggressive

A gene involved in the adhesion of cells is less active in breast tumors with a poor prognosis than those that are less aggressive

Discovery of gene that causes a rare juvenile-onset form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Discovery of gene that causes a rare juvenile-onset form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Naturally occurring genetic change in humans that dramatically increases muscle size and strength

Naturally occurring genetic change in humans that dramatically increases muscle size and strength

Molecular biologists find chink in the armor of Candida, the most common human fungal pathogen

Molecular biologists find chink in the armor of Candida, the most common human fungal pathogen

Mighty mouse gene works the same way in humans

Mighty mouse gene works the same way in humans

Mysterious disease that causes the body’s immune system to turn against itself

Mysterious disease that causes the body’s immune system to turn against itself

A single dose of a test vaccine sprayed into the nose protects monkeys against the SARS virus

A single dose of a test vaccine sprayed into the nose protects monkeys against the SARS virus

Discovery may explain why people with AIDS may suffer severe infections from viruses that they would otherwise defeat

Discovery may explain why people with AIDS may suffer severe infections from viruses that they would otherwise defeat

Zebrafish research may help determine what causes certain birth defects

Zebrafish research may help determine what causes certain birth defects

Catalogue of the 30,000 or so genes that contain the instructions to make a human or a mouse

Catalogue of the 30,000 or so genes that contain the instructions to make a human or a mouse

Muscular German boy sheds new light on muscle development and genetics

Muscular German boy sheds new light on muscle development and genetics

Genetic variation that doubles the risk for rheumatoid arthritis

Genetic variation that doubles the risk for rheumatoid arthritis

Microchip to track genetic signature of cancer and normal tissue

Microchip to track genetic signature of cancer and normal tissue

Prostate and kidney cancer can be detected in urine

Prostate and kidney cancer can be detected in urine

Discovery of a gene-expression signature common to distinct types of cancer

Discovery of a gene-expression signature common to distinct types of cancer

New computer cluster will help understanding of how human cells and organs work

New computer cluster will help understanding of how human cells and organs work

Genetically engineering viruses to carry a suicide gene into ovarian cancer cells

Genetically engineering viruses to carry a suicide gene into ovarian cancer cells