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Producing Platelets

Researchers at Birmingham University in the UK have found that the G6b-B gene regulates platelet production, with possible implications for both bleeding and clotting disorders, The Guardian reports. The article focuses on a small boy whose blood does not easily clot. "As things stand at present, Noah will never be able to play contact sports like rugby, or box, or join the armed forces.

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