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Genes That Guide Brain Development Linked to Dyslexia

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Science  04 Nov 2005:
Vol. 310, Issue 5749, pp. 759
DOI: 10.1126/science.310.5749.759a

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Genetic variations that cause miscues in brain development may play an important role in reading disabilities such as dyslexia, according to research presented last week at a meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics in Salt Lake City, Utah.