Genotyping technology may help increase the number of kidney transplants and reduce waiting times

ABO blood type compatibility between organ donors and recipients is critical for safe transplants. Across different ABO blood groups, patients with ABO blood type often experience longer waiting times, resulting in fewer donors. Type B blood type is more prevalent among blacks and Asians. African Americans are more likely to request kidney transplants than other … Read more

Their cousins ​​married to protect their farmland in Bronze Age Greece

It was “usual” for cousins ​​to marry in the Aegean Bronze Age, according to a team of archaeologists studying ancient social customs. Cousin marriage is defined as a legal union between two people who share a common ancestor. While this practice of marriage was common in earlier times, it is still practiced in some societies … Read more

A deep learning tool identifies mosaic mutations that cause disease

Genetic mutations cause hundreds of unsolved and untreatable disorders. Among them, DNA mutations in a small percentage of cells, called mosaic mutations, are very difficult to detect because they are present in only a small percentage of cells. While examining the 3 billion bases of the human genome, current DNA mutation detectors are not well … Read more