Technology helps diagnose genetic diseases in hours

AmericaThe new technique is extremely fast, setting a Guinness world record for its ability to sequence genomes and diagnose genetic diseases in just a few hours. The new technique greatly shortens the time for sequencing the genome. Photo: Ssilver/Depositphotos Researchers from Stanford University and the University of California, Santa Cruz tested a new technique on … Read more

Abandoning a child after finding out that the sperm donor was lying

A Japanese woman has abandoned her baby after finding out that her sperm donor had lied to her about her marital status, ethnicity and educational background. A woman in Japan has abandoned her child after realizing the sperm donor was a liar and is suing him. AFP Newspaper Newsweek January 12, citing information from the … Read more

Strangely, the clans in Kentucky have blue skin like the Smurfs

In the remote, remote valleys of rural Kentucky, USA, there are blue-skinned clans, two of which are the Fugate and Combse families. They are called Green Fugate and Green Combs. The Fugate and Combs clan in Kentucky have blue skin. Photo: Howstuffworks For more than a century, families living in this region called Appalachia have … Read more