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Sanger

 [sang´er]
Margaret H. (1883–1966). Founder of the American birth control movement. Her early practice among poor families in New York City led her to recognize the relationship between overpopulation, high infant and maternal mortality, and poverty. As a result she began publishing information on contraception and opened the nation's first birth control clinic.

San·ger

(sang'ĕr),
Frederick, 20th-century English biochemist and twice Nobel laureate,. See: Sanger reagent, Sanger method.
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In the case of the third crusader, the Catholic connection is clearer: Margaret Sanger's hostility to the church is seldom disputed.
Despite this record of mass murder, the Sanger and Stopes approach to negative eugenics has proven to be very successful.
The technique he developed in 1977, known as "Sanger sequencing", allowed long stretches of DNA to be rapidly and accurately sequenced.
Sanger called the current state of affairs: "It's appalling frankly,"
Dr Sanger hopes that the strike will prompt changes at the large social networks, which will then grant people more control over their data.
While exploring women's experiences with abortion, Sanger toggles between two perspectives.
Sanger's book shifts through numerous themes over the last decade that demonstrate how central the digital world has become to security considerations.
"Research such as this is helping us create a so-called blueprint of the human gut, which in the future could help us understand human health and disease better and could even guide diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases," concluded Trevor Lawley, Group Leader at the Wellcome Sanger Institute.
Since NGS introduces a relevant number of false positives and false negatives, Centogene has determined how to optimize the use of orthogonal Sanger sequencing of variants in parallel when looking at borderline cases.
According to the features of multicopies and highly homologous of SMN1 and SMN2 genes, which are similar to heteroplasmy or mosaicism, this study aimed to establish and evaluate a simple method for the relative quantification of SMN genes, as well as simultaneous screening of SMN1 subtle variations, based on Sanger DNA sequencing.
Sanger touches on privacy issues related to the collection of signals intelligence -- a business that has been around since before Franklin Roosevelt's secretary of war, Henry Stimson, talked about gentlemen not reading each other's mail.
Comcast Business has announced that it has completed a USD 300,000 fiber optic network expansion project in Sanger, California, a city of about 24,000 in Fresno County, the company said.