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How Expanded Genetic Testing Works

It may come as a surprise to know that all humans carry genetic mutations for recessively inherited disorders. There are thousands of recessive genetic disorders...

Local History and Genealogy Branch Tour

I’m standing outside Local History & Genealogy which is located on Government Street in downtown Mobile. It’s just East of Broad a couple doors west...

Genetic Testing and Pregnancy

(music.) Down syndrome affects one in every seven hundred babies born each year in the United States and now thanks to advanced breakthroughs there’s a...

September 18, 2019 Newscast | Cronkite News

ANNOUNCER: “WASHINGTON WEEK,” FRIDAY NIGHTS ONLY ON PBS.>> FROM THE CRONKITE STUDIOS IN DOWNTOWN PHOENIX, THIS IS CRONKITE NEWS.>>BULLETS AND BILLS. A NEW REPORT SHOWS...

FSA Explains: Genetic modification

Have you heard of the term GM food? What exactly does it refer to, and what does it mean for you as a consumer? Let’s...

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis or PGD is an assisted reproductive technology used for the genetic testing of embryos. It is a beneficial method because it helps...

The Genetic Code and Mutations

The genetic code is universal and is the same in all organisms. This means DNA from a jellyfish can be transferred to a rabbit, for...