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DNA Screening and Counseling: Answering Tough Questions in the Genetic Era

The genetic era is upon us. DNA is tested for a variety of reasons, from forensics and policing to ancestry and familial relationships. But the most promising applications may be in the medical field, where genetic screening can define our risk for a life-threatening condition. One example of this is a mutation of the BRCA more »

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The Sleep Gene

Dr. Kyunghee Koh, PhD, an assistant professor of neuroscience at Thomas Jefferson University, and her team were highlighted in Time Magazine for their recent discovery of a gene that controls sleep.

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