Talking glossary of genetic terms mobile app – 2
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. I’m Joe Balintfy. New technology that may be on a wish-list this holiday can also be a teaching tool.
Witherly: The app, is an iPhone app, works on the iPad, and the iPod touch.
Narrator: Dr. Jeffery Witherly at the NIH explains there’s a new app called the Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms. He says users can read a definition or listen to an explanation of various terms like gene or chromosome.
Witherly: And there is a lot of 3D animations which are just fantastic even on an iPhone.
Narrator: Many of the genetic terms are studied in middle school, high school and college science classes. For more on the glossary and 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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