Deaths of Dolphins Elude Diagnosis

Deaths of Dolphins Elude Diagnosis

Bottlenose dolphins are dying and being washed ashore in the waters along the east coast, from New York to Virginia.  Federal wildlife officials say that a rapidly spreading infection could be attacking dolphin populations. But a specific diagnosis cannot be made for now. In July, 89 dolphins were beached in three states, seven times the […]

Links of DNA Deficiency to Autism Strengthened

Links of DNA Deficiency to Autism Strengthened

     In the past, small communities in Finland lived for years in seclusion.  The resulting inbreeding caused the isolation of certain rare genes. In one such group the incidence of autism and schizophrenia was marked.  A study of this community has led to findings that strengthen the convincing connection between defective cellular processes and […]