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Ethical, Legal, & Social Implications
Hominid Development, the Great Human Migration, and the Concept of Race
Hypothesis Measuring inter-continental genetic variations in the context of hominid development, migration out of Africa, and their subsequent adaptations to different regions of t...
Completing the human reference genome one chromosome at a time
A person’s genome influences so much about their life: it can affect how they look, how they act, and their susceptibility to genetic diseases, among others. One of the reasons that...
Genomics and the Fight Against Artemisinin Resistance
Malaria is one of the most significant public health problems worldwide. An estimated 228 million cases occurred in 2018, causing approximately 405,000 deaths1. Malaria is a mosq...
Can modifying immune response genes prevent allo-HSCT patients from getting ARDS?
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, otherwise known as ARDS, is a life-threatening syndrome that admits fluid into the lungs that builds up in your alveoli, tiny air sacs in your l...
COVID 19: Common Misconceptions Addressed
Moving from genetics for the privileged to genetics for all
The three billion letters in each of our genomes serve as the biological instruction book throughout our lives. It is a record of our previous generations—the meetings, matings, and...
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