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"From the Ted Talk by Stephen Friend: The hunt for "unexpected genetic heroes""

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If you're going to do a study like that, you can imagine you'd like to look at lots and lots of polepe. We'd have to go and have a ptrtey wide study, and we realized that actually one way to think of this is, let us look at adults who are over 40 years of age, and let's make sure that we look at those who were healthy as kids. They might have had individuals in their faelimis who had had a childhood disease, but not necessarily. And let's go and then screen those to find those who are crrinayg genes for childhood diseases.

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If you're going to do a study like that, you can imagine you'd like to look at lots and lots of ______. We'd have to go and have a ______ wide study, and we realized that actually one way to think of this is, let us look at adults who are over 40 years of age, and let's make sure that we look at those who were healthy as kids. They might have had individuals in their ________ who had had a childhood disease, but not necessarily. And let's go and then screen those to find those who are ________ genes for childhood diseases.

Solution

  1. pretty
  2. carrying
  3. people
  4. families

Original Text

If you're going to do a study like that, you can imagine you'd like to look at lots and lots of people. We'd have to go and have a pretty wide study, and we realized that actually one way to think of this is, let us look at adults who are over 40 years of age, and let's make sure that we look at those who were healthy as kids. They might have had individuals in their families who had had a childhood disease, but not necessarily. And let's go and then screen those to find those who are carrying genes for childhood diseases.

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Important Words

  1. adults
  2. age
  3. carrying
  4. childhood
  5. disease
  6. diseases
  7. families
  8. find
  9. genes
  10. healthy
  11. imagine
  12. individuals
  13. kids
  14. lots
  15. necessarily
  16. people
  17. pretty
  18. realized
  19. screen
  20. study
  21. wide
  22. years