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‘Dogs are still the best’: But can a machine be taught to detect ovarian cancer with a ‘sniff’?

The ultimate goal was to develop an instrument that mimicked the abilities of a dog’s nose—a tool to detect the ...
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BRCA mutations can be deadly or harmless. Now CRISPR can tell the difference

CRISPR has many emerging applications, one of which is identifying dangerous breast cancer mutations ...
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‘Anger into activism’: One woman’s quest to raise awareness of BRCA mutations in Jewish populations

You don’t have to be Jewish to inherit one of the BRCA gene mutations. But these mutations, which increase the risk ...
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Have the BRCA mutation? Debating a precautionary mastectomy? Your genes may provide a guide

A new study offers a better understanding of the risks, by age, associated with the BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations. It ...