Dr. Arno G. Motulsky, a global pioneer in human genetics, died Jan. 17 in Seattle at the age of 94. Through his research, writing and mentoring, he helped create and define the field of medical genetics.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States, according to the American Lung Association. There are no effective medicines that reduce mortality from the disease.
The archaic Denisovan and Neanderthal DNA that persists in modern individuals from the Pacific islands of Melanesia could be a source of new information about early human history, according to a report published this Thursday, March 17, in the E