‘Stupid strategies’ could be best for the genes

Blindly copying what your parents did — no matter how stupid it may seem — could be the best strategy for the long-term success of your genes, according to research by the Universities of Exeter and Bristol.
The findings of the study, publishe…

Parents favor genetic testing for melanoma in their children

Salt Lake City, Dec.21, 2010 — The vast majority of parents who tested positive for a genetic mutation that increases the risk of melanoma (the most serious form of skin cancer) support genetic testing of their children or grandchildren. Results of…

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