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Study: Pneumonia bug gained drug resistance by swapping genes

Source: Raw Story Bugs that cause childhood pneumonia and meningitis have evolved to evade vaccines by swapping bits of their genome with other bacteria, according to a study published Sunday. The findings, published in Nature Genetics, show how quickly these … Continue reading

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deCODE Genetics, in Collaboration with Academic Colleagues and Illumina, Discovers Mutations Conferring High Risk of Ovarian Cancer

Source: PRNewsWire REYKJAVIK, Iceland, October 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Scientists at deCODE Genetics and academic collaborators from Iceland, The Netherlands, Spain and Finland today report the discovery of variants in the human genome that associate with  increased risk of invasive … Continue reading

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