Aravinda Chakravarti

Jul. 20, 2007

Scientists Scour Genome For Clues About Disease

New technology in genetics has allowed researchers to sift through the human genome looking for possible genetic connections to all types of diseases.

genetics, genome, snips, snps, genome-wide association, disease

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