Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Quadratic leap in detecting smallest unit of genetic change

Scientists at Rice University and the University of Washington (UW) this week unveiled a groundbreaking new method for detecting minute changes known as single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the human genome. The human ...

Medical research

Researcher studies protein's link to heart disease

(Medical Xpress)—The largest protein known to exist in the human body functions as a molecular spring, and University of Arizona researchers are gaining new insights into its role in heart disease.

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