Tagged: mutations

Potential genetic link in sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) identified - News

Jean Balchin Apr 02, 2018

A case-control study in the UK and USA has found that rare genetic mutations associated with impairment of the breathing muscles are more common in children who have died from sudden infant death syndrome (cot death) than in healthy control children. Published recently in The Lancet, this study seems to indicate that there exists a possible genetic element of the disorder. Sudden … Read More

Not Quite a Three Eyed Fish - Genomics Aotearoa

Peter Dearden Sep 13, 2012

by SM Morgan The Tohoku Earthquake & Tsunami in March of 2011 caused an unfortunate side effect when it wasted the crap out of a couple nuclear power plants.  The nuclear material released into the surrounding environment from the Fukushima Daiichi failures caused a fair bit of panic and we are still only now working out how much of an … Read More