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DNA test for babies speeds diagnosis

| October 4, 2012
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A new technique for quickly analyzing the DNA of newborns zeros in on mutations that can cause disease, demonstrating that it is possible to quickly scan a baby’s entire DNA and pinpoint a disease-causing mutation in a couple of days instead of the more typical weeks or months.       
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