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Genetics (INACTIVE)

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  • Bioethics panel offers guidelines for 'incidental findings'

    The phrase "we've found something unexpected" is the kind of broadside a patient or research subject should never have to hear for the first time after the discovery is made. That is the overriding message of a report by a presidential panel on the ethics...
  • Safe environment, social support, help kids behave better, study says

    Safe environment, social support, help kids behave better, study says
    Scientists studying the degree to which brain function, parental involvement and environment determine antisocial outbursts in children have found that social support and intervention can successfully moderate misbehavior. Researchers at the...
  • AFM: Samantha Morton-Helen Hunt's 'Decoding Annie Parker' Picks Up Traction (EXCLUSIVE)

    "Decoding Annie Parker," starring Samantha Morton and Helen Hunt (pictured above), is picking up momentum with sales in multiple territories at the American Film Market. Additionally, Fawkes Partners LP has acquired controlling interest in "Decoding...
  • Pardonnez moi, your majesty: Is this your severed head?

    Doubt - and a reportedly royal severed head - haunts the world of scientific research these days, as European researchers squabble over an unearthed packet of mummified remains thought to have belonged to King Henri IV of France. The mystery has...
  • French King Henry IV's head stars in forensic dispute

    Doubt — and a reportedly royal severed head — haunts a murky corner of forensic science these days, as researchers squabble over an unearthed packet of mummified remains thought to have belonged to King Henry IV of France. The mystery has...
  • 'Zoobiquity' conference explores medical advances that could help people and animals

    NEW YORK CITY -- It's been called "one health" or comparative medicine, and now "zoobiquity" is the in-vogue term used to describe the intersection where human and animal medicine meet. Here's an example: Lyme disease affects dogs and people, but...
  • When - and where - did dogs first become our pets?

    When - and where - did dogs first become our pets?
    When it comes to evolutionary debates, this one is a major dogfight. Since the time of Charles Darwin, scientists have argued over the origin of domesticated dogs, speculating wildly about how, when and where a toothy, flesh-eating beast was first...
  • Travis Stork of 'The Doctors'

    Travis Stork of 'The Doctors'
    As more people get their health information from TV and the Internet, it becomes crucial to have experts on the small screen who can provide accurate information. That's where Travis Stork, co-host of the TV show "The Doctors," comes in. Stork, an...
  • Researchers Hunt For Keys To Earlier Alzheimer's Diagnoses

    Researchers Hunt For Keys To Earlier Alzheimer's Diagnoses
    Mary Christian-Madden's motherwas diagnosed with Alzheimer's in her late 70s, and four of her cousins, now all deceased, also developed the disease. "So I already know that it's there on the maternal side of the family," said Christian-Madden, 56, a...
  • 23andMe's designer baby patent is 'a serious mistake,' critics charge

    What’s even more repulsive than the idea of using DNA tests to help people create a designer babies? Getting a patent for the idea. 23andMe, the pioneering direct-to-consumer genetic testing company, was awarded such a patent in September. U.S....
  • Autism is shared among siblings, study finds

    A second child is seven times more likely to be diagnosed with autism if an older sibling has the diagnosis, but environmental factors may be playing a significant role, according to a study of 1.5 million children born over a 24-year period. The data...
  • For Pomona-Pitzer's Duncan Hussey, play charts and medical charts

    For Pomona-Pitzer's Duncan Hussey, play charts and medical charts
    The hands that reeled in a school-record four touchdown receptions for Pomona-Pitzer a month ago might someday save lives by excising cancer cells from ailing bodies. Duncan Hussey, who has played defensive back and wide receiver for the Division III...