Uzbekistan Is Using Genetic Testing to Find Future Olympians

by jeeg 7. February 2014 23:14
The idea of using genetic testing to spot future world-class athletes has been bandied about for years. Now, Uzbekistan hopes to get a jump on the competition by testing children as young as 10 to determine their athletic potential. Rustam Muhamedov, director of the genetics laboratory at Uzb... [More]

Sickle Cell Test Gets NCAA OK Despite Docs Claim its "Medically Groundless"

by jeeg 28. January 2013 23:29
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has approved mandatory confirmation of sickle cell trait status in Division III student athletes, despite the objections of the American Society of Hematology (ASH).   NCAA delegates voted 254 to 200 in favor of the measure at the 2013... [More]
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