Ken Offit

Apr. 04, 2008

Genetic Testing

Genetic tests pointing the way to personalized medical care are one of the most prominent results of genetic sequencing research. But what protections are in place to make sure that those tests are safe and dependable?

genetics, gemone, health, medicine,

Mar. 07, 2008

Genetic Marker for Breast Cancer

Researchers have discovered a genetic marker that, if present, indicates a significantly increased risk of developing breast cancer. We'll talk about the research and what it means for women.

cancer, genetics, genome, risk, genetic markers

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Teaching Ancient Nautilus New Tricks

\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.

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