Largest comprehensive Middle East GWAS reveals Arab genetic risk factors

A group of researchers at Qatar Foundation have reported the first and largest genetic association study in the Middle East, that has been published online in Nature Communications—a leading a peer-reviewed, open access, scientific journal published by Nature Research. The study titled “Whole genome sequencing in the Middle Eastern Qatari population identifies genetic associations with […]

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Metal fatigue apparently played role in engine explosion on United flight over Denver, NTSB chief says

Metal fatigue apparently played a role in the engine explosion on a United Airlines flight over Denver Saturday, National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Robert Sumwalt said in a virtual news conference Monday night. The explosion on Flight 328 sent pieces of the Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engine casing raining down on suburban neighborhoods. According to […]

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