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Video -- DNA and "Life on Ice" -- National Geographic
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thumbnailvideo­.nationalgeographic.com - You must download and install the latest version of Adobe Flash Player to view this content. Click here to download. August 5, 2013—The Smithsonian Institution's Museum of Natural History has start...
Largest study of epilepsy patients ever conducted reveals new and surprising genetic risk factors
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www­.sciencedaily.com - "For generations we have been treating most forms of generalized epilepsies with no idea what causes the disease. Now, for the first time, we have identified clear genetic risk factors in patients ...
OMRF home to the coldest workplace in town
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thumbnailnewsok­.com - Guthridge is a Research Associate Member at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation and director of OMRF's Biorepository Core. That means that in addition to his research responsibilities, Guthrid...
Give blood, stop cancer - Spokesman.com - Aug. 13, 2013
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thumbnailwww­.spokesman.com - The American Cancer Society is looking for 300,000 men and women from various racial and ethnic backgrounds to join its research study. Volunteers must be ages 30 to 65 and never have had cancer. ...
British cat DNA database helps convict killer - Yahoo! News
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thumbnailnews­.yahoo.com - LONDON (AP) — Fingerprints are not the only thing that killers can leave behind — add cat hair to that list. A British university said Wednesday that its DNA database of British felines helped conv...
CDC - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: ALS BioRegistry
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wwwn­.cdc.gov - Little is known about the role genetics play in ALS. In order to find out more, researchers need biological samples like blood or tissue from persons living with ALS (PALS). ATSDR is coordinating a...
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Mayo Clinic Florida moving forward to leverage biobank specimens - Jacksonville Business Journal
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The Italian Hub of Population Biobanks as... [Biopreserv Biobank. 2013] - PubMed - NCBI
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