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alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency

The test is designed to detect 14 of the most prevalent mutations in the gene responsible for the disease.

The disease is characterized by the accumulation of a mutant protein in the liver, leading to fibrosis, cirrhosis, and potentially cancer.

A New Zealand minister says the country's genetic modification laws need to be re-examined to help combat climate change, the New Zealand Herald reports.

A new analysis finds some cancers receive more nonprofit dollars than others.

An Australian mother's conviction in the deaths of her children may be re-examined after finding that two of the children carried a cardiac arrhythmia-linked gene variant.

In Science this week: comparative analysis of sex differences in mammal gene expression, and more.