New York Times (March 25, 2015): In Iceland's DNA, New Clues to Disease-Causing Genes

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New York Times (March 25, 2015): In Iceland's DNA, New Clues to Disease-Causing Genes

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Wed, 03/25/2015

Scientists in Iceland have produced an unprecedented snapshot of a nation’s genetic makeup, discovering a host of previously unknown gene mutations that may play roles in ailments as diverse as Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease and gallstones.See Original Article

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