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Researchers Capture Jumping Genes

Posted: 2/5/2011 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 541   Submitted By:timehuman   Category: New Science   Source: timehuman.blogspot.com
An ambitious hunt by Johns Hopkins scientists for actively "jumping genes" in humans has yielded compelling new evidence that the genome, anything but static, contains numerous pesky mobile elements that may help to explain why people have such a variety of physical traits and disease risks.
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