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Gene studies pose ethical dilemma when disease mutations are found

New York Times | 
In laboratories around the world, genetic researchers using tools that are ever more sophisticated to peer into the DNA of ...
breast cancer genes

Vast gene study raises hope for colon cancer drugs

New York Times | 
More than 200 researchers investigating colon cancer tumors have found genetic vulnerabilities that could lead to powerful new treatments. The ...

Genetic gamble: A new cancer treatment’s tantalizing promise brings heartbreaking ups and downs

New York Times | 
Mrs. McDaniel, the 69-year-old wife of a retired corporate executive, had gambled on the ultimate in personalized medicine, an approach ...

Mutation that makes tomatoes bland identified as gene deliberately bred for color

Ledger | 
Plant geneticists say they have discovered an answer to a near universal question: Why are tomatoes usually so tasteless? ...
brain alz

How do you live knowing you might have an alzheimer’s gene?

New York Times | 
Though as much as 99 percent of all Alzheimer’s cases are not a result of a known genetic mutation, researchers ...
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