Genetic screening issues
By: John Traveler
Genetic screening is a hard cold reality that every American, indeed, every human being should be concerned about. There are plenty of issues surrounding genetic screening to be considered, but there is one above and beyond all other that is most crucial to life liberty...
By: Retha Boswell
Apert Syndrome is a congenital disease with very distinct characteristics and a few possible causes. Congenital diseases are diseases that are present at birth and they do not appear over time. It is also considered a craniofacial and limb anomaly disease, meaning it affects the...
Characteristics and causes of Apert syndrome
By: Susan Smalls
Apert syndrome is a genetic disorder in which the skull bones of infants prematurely fuse together. This causes abnormal growth of the skull and face. It is a rare condition that affects about one in 65,000 children. Some estimates put the percentage as low...
An introduction to chromosomes, genes and DNA
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Understanding genetics involves understanding the basic components of heredity. The basic unit of heredity is the gene, which is a segment of DNA found on a chromosome. But what are these biological entities? And how do they relate to one another in complex genetic processes...

 

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