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Scientists reverse engineer a bacterium by sequencing diseased human tissue

Bloomberg | 
Normally, bacteria are identified after investigators obtain a living sample and grow it in laboratory dishes. But in the case ...

Advanced genetic tests spot more defects before birth

Businessweek | 
Birth defects can be spotted more precisely with advanced genetic tests that are performed on a fetus than with current ...

DNA mapping of Alzheimer’s patients gives deep dive view

Bloomberg | 
Over the past 18 months, 81-year-old Bill Bunnell has visited the doctor a half-dozen times to take memory tests, provide ...
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