Human Contact Drives Scientists

by Simon Collins, Science Reporter, The New Zealand Herald

Scientists working on human genetics have been stirred into giving priority to a rare lung disease by meeting some of the young women who suffer from it.

Intensive work by more than 30 scientists in the past five years has tracked down a gene called TSC2 that is believed to go haywire in women who have the rare disease lymphangioleiomyomatosis, or LAM for short.

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