Brighter future for Down's kids

11 January 2016 - 08:25 By KATHARINE CHILD

South African scientists are to embark on research to see if the facial structures of Africans hold clues they can use in diagnosing medical disorders. Exploiting hi-tech computer software and a 3D camera, researchers in the University of Pretoria's department of genetics plan to improve their understanding of how genetic disorders reveal themselves in the facial features of babies.

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