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Gene quest

Clues to disease culled from 3 billion bits of DNA

May 21, 2007

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Medical research is undergoing a sea change in its approach to linking genes to disease. Instead of hunting individual mutant genes -- a painstaking, expensive process -- researchers are more often turning to a bold, computer-driven technique that allows for fast, cheap scanning of vast regions of DNA for anomalies that can make people more susceptible to a disease or ... (Full article: 419 words)

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