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What is Genetic Counseling?

As medicine enters the genomic age, information gleaned from genetic testing is being used to diagnose, treat and even help prevent disease.

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Virtual Reality Empowering Real-World Science

Virtual reality creates a life-size, 3-D environment without the boundaries of screens. It is an immersive sensory experience that includes touch, vision and sound.

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Masters of Science: Nancy Wexler, Ph.D.

In 1968, Nancy Wexler’s life was forever altered when her 53-year-old mother was diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease, a genetic disorder that causes the progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain.

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Science 101: What is a Gene?

Millennia ago, people began noticing generational similarities in families and the concept of traits passed from parents to children firmly took root.

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Masters of Science: David L. Rimoin

Dr. David L. Rimoin epitomized how the curiosity of the human mind can lead science into entirely new frontiers.

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Advances in Automation: Bringing Laboratories to the Next Level

The field of laboratory automation has come a long way since the first systems were developed in the 1950s.

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Evaluating Research: Five Ways to Separate Science From Hype

Interpreting findings from a study and assessing their potential clinical relevance is no longer the distinct prevue of investigators, key opinion leaders and healthcare providers.

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Masters of Science: Charles Hunter

For almost 50 years, Charles Hunter, MBChB, was the foremost medical diagnostician in Western Canada, but his education and passion for clinical consulting originated across the pond in the United Kingdom.

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