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In this lesson, students learn that disease is influenced by genetic factors. They also learn one’s likelihood of inheriting the genes for a particular disease is linked to ancestral makeup—to the particular branches of the human family tree from which one descends.
This lesson explores how disruptions to the body trigger asthma and allergies. It also explores the immune system, specifically its involvement in allergies and asthma.
In 2010, national standards were issued to help states align their newborn screening programs with modern health standards, technology, and practices.
This booklet, from the Science Inside series, explores biomedical research and how far health and scientific research has come in the last 150 years.
3D scaffolding in cells helps scientists understand a patient’s cancer cells and personalize treatments.
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