Archive: 08/16/2009

New data: Mega-quake could strike near Seattle

Using sophisticated seismometers and GPS devices, scientists have been able to track minute movements along two massive tectonic plates colliding 25 miles or so underneath Washington state's Puget Sound basin. Their early ...

dateAug 16, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Researchers sequence exomes of 12 people (w/ Video)

In a pioneering effort that generated massive amounts of DNA sequence data from 12 people, a team supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has demonstrated the feasibility and value of a new strategy for identifying ...

dateAug 16, 2009 in Genetics
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New Biomarker Predicts Response to Hepatitis C Treatment

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have identified the first genetic marker that predicts response to hepatitis C treatments, and a single letter of DNA code appears to make a huge difference. Duke University Medical Center scientists ...

dateAug 16, 2009 in Genetics
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