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Switching off the Down's syndrome genes - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Jul 18, 2013

The big science story of the week is undoubtably the remarkable results from US researchers who have successfully silenced the extra chromosome responsible for Down’s syndrome. The scientists, who published their results in Nature,  took cells from people with Down’s and were able to silence the extra chromosome 21 responsible for the traits that lead to Down’s Syndrome, which … Read More