New Nanomapping Technology Diagnoses Genetic Mutations

A team of scientists, led by Virginia Commonwealth University physicist Jason Reed, Ph.D., have developed new nanomapping technology that could transform the way disease-causing genetic mutations are diagnosed and discovered. Continue reading “New Nanomapping Technology Diagnoses Genetic Mutations” »

Could This DNA Test Be the Answer to Addiction?

So many addicts know all too well that addiction is a family disease and if you are genetically predisposed your risk is higher than those who are not. The risk becomes even higher for opiate addicts because one unsuspecting opiate pain prescription could get you hooked. Continue reading “Could This DNA Test Be the Answer to Addiction?” »

You’re Just Like Your Father: Our DNA Makeup

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “You’re just like your father!” And in fact, science shows that this is partially true. Continue reading “You’re Just Like Your Father: Our DNA Makeup” »

3 Ways to Celebrate Family History Month With Your Children

Halloween isn’t the only family-oriented holiday observed in October. It’s also Family History Month!

While your kids may not be as interested in your stories of the past as they are in trick-or-treating and fun costumes, it’s possible to make Family History Month fun for your kids, too.

Today, Test Smartly Labs of Lee’s Summit is sharing 3 ways to celebrate your family heritage with your kids!

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