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New DNA encyclopedia shows complex inner workings

September 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A colossal international effort has yielded the first comprehensive look at how our DNA works, an encyclopedia of information that will rewrite the textbooks and offer new insights into the biology of disease. Continue Reading

Could gene tests tell if you kid will be a sports star?

March 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Was your kid born to be an elite athlete? Marketers of genetic tests claim the answer is in mail-order kits costing less than $200. Some say the test results help them steer their children to appropriate sports. Others say the tests are putting profit before science and have a much greater price tag. Continue Reading

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Study: Long life linked to genes

July 1, 2010 in INFORUM

LOS ANGELES They may not have discovered the fountain of youth, but scientists are beginning to unravel some of the mysteries of living past 100 specifically, that it’s in your genes. Continue Reading

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