BIOTECHNOLOGY: Give me just a blood drop

  • 2008-09-18
  • By Marge Tubalkain-Trell
TALLINN - In Estonia, thousands of people have donated blood to Geenivaramu, or the Estonian Genome Project. Although not the only one of its kind, Geenivaramu is an Estonian science and development establishment that conducts genetic research on the nation's health and heredity with the goal of improving the health of the populace.  Doctors have known for years that health is dependent not only on environment and lifestyle, but also on genes. Concrete options to learn these connections began appearing five to 10 years ago with progress on the mapping of the human genome."It be...
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