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X and Y chromosomes locked in evolutionary battle of the sexes

Scientific American | 
New DNA sequencing data reinforce the notion that the X and Y chromosomes, which determine biological sex in mammals, are ...

Will whole-genome sequencing become the norm?

Nature | 
The first thing Debbie Jorde noticed about her newborn daughter was that her arms were bent at unnatural angles. She ...

Father searches daughter’s DNA to understand her condition

Nature | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Hugh Rienhoff says that his nine-year-old daughter, Bea, is “a fire cracker”, “a tomboy” ...
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