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  • Thank you, David Rimoin

    By Gina Nahai

    June 6, 2012 | 2:28 pm

    There’s a country, I know, out in the sapphire glass heart of the universe, where every sick and ailing child has a likeness: One is of the flesh; the other, of light. One embodies what is; the other, what should have been.

    What should have been, what would be, but for the tiny...

  • Dr. David Rimoin, pioneering geneticist, dies at 75

    By JewishJournal

    May 29, 2012 | 1:45 am

    Dr. David Rimoin, a pioneering physician and researcher in the field of medical genetics, died May 27, 2012 at the age of 75.

    Rimoin succumbed after a private battle with pancreatic cancer.

    Colleagues and friends, many of whom were not aware of his sudden diagnosis, reacted with...

  • Cluck Naked

    By Mike Levy

    May 30, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Geneticist Avigdor Cahaner of Hebrew University is breeding featherless chickens, according to a report by Reuters.

    Cahaner crossed a standard boiler chicken with a smaller chicken that is partly bald due to a naturally occurring "naked neck" gene. The resulting birds are less fatty...

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