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November 1, 2013
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UCLA scientist uncovers biological clock able to measure age of most human tissues

Study finds women’s breast tissue ages faster than the rest of the body Everyone grows older, but scientists don’t really understand why. Now a UCLA study has uncovered a biological clock embedded in our genomes that may shed light on … Continue reading

June 11, 2013
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New device can extract human DNA with full genetic data in minutes

Take a swab of saliva from your mouth and within minutes your DNA could be ready for analysis and genome sequencing with the help of a new device. University of Washington engineers and NanoFacture, a Bellevue, Wash., company, have created … Continue reading

May 12, 2012
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Portable Diagnostics Designed To Be Shaken, Not Stirred

As medical researchers and engineers try to shrink diagnostics to fit in a person’s pocket, one question is how to easily move and mix small samples of liquid. University of Washington researchers have built and patented a surface that, when … Continue reading

January 30, 2012
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They Know The Drool

*The search for biomarkers of disease in spit* It’s a researcher’s dream: a simple, noninvasive test to detect life-threatening cancer, heart disease, or other maladies while they’re still treatable. A team of University of Minnesota researchers is in hot pursuit … Continue reading