Some of my writer friends build their characters based on personality types. Whether they choose to set two characters on opposite ends of the Meyers-Briggs evaluation, or pit type A against type B. 199 more words
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“It’s your pregnancy. Demand the accuracy of the MaterniT21 PLUS test.” “No confusion. Just simple, clear results.” So reads Sequenom Laboratories’ website, speaking to prospective parents and health care providers. 1,081 more words
The internet is currently losing its collective composure over the perception of colour in the following unremarkable photograph:
On February 19, 2015, the US FDA authorized direct to consumer marketing of genetic testing for Bloom Syndrome by the company 23andMe.
Bloom syndrome is rare inherited autosomal recessive genetic disorder meaning both parents have passed on a comparable mutated gene to their child. 125 more words
A vote in the House of Commons last week has allowed the UK to become the first country to carry out mitochondrial DNA transfer in order to replace defective mitochondria in otherwise healthy women’s eggs. 573 more words