Talking glossary of genetic terms mobile app – 1
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. I’m Joe Balintfy. If you’re getting a new iPhone or iPad this holiday season and want easy access to genetic terms, NIH’s Dr. Jeffery Witherly says there’s an app for that.
Witherly: It’s a free download at the Apple app store that allows people to hear scientists who talk conversationally tell you what common terms are in genetics like gene, chromosomes or trickier terms like allele—common terms that we now see in the media, hear from our doctors, hear from our friends or read in a book.
Narrator: With the app, users can find written definitions, and hear experts explain the term and provide context. For more information on the app, visit www.genome.gov. Health Matters is produced by the NIH, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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