September 19, 2017

Another 9/11 victim identified by DNA testing

NEW YORK CITY — The New York City medical examiner’s office on Monday said it identified the remains of another victim of the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center, according to a report. It is the first time in roughly two years that the remains of a victim of the World Trade Center attacks… [Read more…]

Saturday Odds & Sods: I Can’t Stand The Rain

Landscape in the Rain by Vincent Van Gogh. It was the week from hell in New Orleans. There turned out to be much more human error involved in the flood I wrote about Monday. It has led to an orgy of recrimination and paranoia. The bottom line is that the city’s pumping system is in poor… [Read more…]

CRISPR and Transformative Laboratory Technology to Be Highlighted at the 68th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The 68 th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo is where the future of laboratory medicine and patient care comes into view. This year, late-breaking sessions will deliver insights into the latest advances that are transforming healthcare, including gene editing with CRISPR, the use of drones to transport… [Read more…]

Going Gray Really Is in the Genes

It’s well known that graying hair is caused primarily by genetics; if your parents went gray, you probably will, too. However, it’s only now that scientists have pinpointed exactly which gene may be responsible for this color change. A study published March 1 in Nature Communications identifies the primary gene responsible for gray hair, and argues… [Read more…]

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