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Twins with Covid Help Scientists Untangle the Disease’s Genetic Roots

Twins with Covid Help Scientists Untangle the Disease’s Genetic Roots

Twins with Covid Help Scientists Untangle the Disease’s Genetic Roots Twins with Covid Help Scientists Untangle the Disease’s Genetic Roots What Ms. Burkett and Ms. Miller experienced wasn’t the norm. Many of the conditions that can raise a person’s risk for severe Covid — excess weight, heart disease, diabetes, smoking — are highly influenced by environment and behavior, not just …

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Tests Show Genetic Signature of Coronavirus That Likely Infected Trump

Tests Show Genetic Signature of Coronavirus That Likely Infected Trump

Tests Show Genetic Signature of Coronavirus That Likely Infected Trump Tests Show Genetic Signature of Coronavirus That Likely Infected Trump President Trump’s illness from a coronavirus infection last month was the most significant health crisis for a sitting president in nearly 40 years. Yet little remains known about how the virus arrived at the White House and how it spread. …

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Joan Marks, Doyenne of Genetic Counselors, Dies at 91

Joan Marks, Doyenne of Genetic Counselors, Dies at 91

Joan Marks, Doyenne of Genetic Counselors, Dies at 91 Joan Marks, Doyenne of Genetic Counselors, Dies at 91 Joan H. Marks, who was a pioneer in genetic counseling, the practice of helping patients understand their risk of an inherited medical condition, and who developed it into a full-blown profession, died on Sept. 14 at her home in Manhattan. She was …

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Spirit Bears’ Hair Helps Reveal New Genetic Secrets

Spirit Bears' Hair Helps Reveal New Genetic Secrets

Spirit Bears’ Hair Helps Reveal New Genetic Secrets Spirit Bears’ Hair Helps Reveal New Genetic Secrets Douglas Neasloss was skeptical that Spirit bears existed. A member of the Kitasoo/Xai’xais First Nation in Canada, he had heard the stories of white-furred bears that roamed British Columbia’s rainforest. But Mr. Neasloss, a former tour leader and cultural interpreter, had never seen one …

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Solving the Mysteries of Coronavirus With Genetic Fingerprints

Solving the Mysteries of Coronavirus With Genetic Fingerprints

Solving the Mysteries of Coronavirus With Genetic Fingerprints Solving the Mysteries of Coronavirus With Genetic Fingerprints SEATTLE — As the coronavirus outbreak consumed the city of Wuhan in China, new cases of the virus began to spread out like sparks flung from a fire. Some landed thousands of miles away. By the middle of January, one had popped up in …

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