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Study: A Person’s DNA Isn’t Always Identical

Posted November 19th, 2012 at 7:48 pm (UTC-4)

Prevailing wisdom holds that every cell in the body contains identical DNA. But Yale researchers say they examined skin stem cells and found a number of genetic variations in a variety of skin tissue. The study, published in Nature, could have profound implications for genetic screening. “We found that humans are made up of a […]