Timothy J. Ley

Nov. 07, 2008

Cancer Genome Sequenced

Researchers studying the genetics of cancer have sequenced the complete cancer genome of a person with acute myeloid leukemia. We'll talk with one of the scientists on the project about the work and what researchers hope to learn from the experiments.

genes, genetics, cancer

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Medical Oddities from the Bowels of the Mütter

\t"Disturbingly informative," is how museum director Robert Hicks describes Philadelphia's Mütter Museum--items of interest include a gangrenous hand, wax models of extinct diseases, deformed bones and body parts. Now imagine what's in the basement. Science Friday got a behind-the-scenes tour.

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