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Science and technology
A Virtual Technique Will Make It Possible to Predict Genetic Diseases

By: Gimena Ruiz Pérez, Unimedios

Using knowledge of the genome to anticipate diseases that a person will suffer is close to being a reality. A technique developed by researchers at the University of Wisconsin—Madison and the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, based on tiny structures known as nanochannels, is helping to decipher the genetic code with greater detail and speed.

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