First Gene Mutations Linked to Stuttering

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10 February 2010

I wrote about a scientific breakthrough on the genetics of stuttering while I was a reporter at Science magazine:

Researchers have pinpointed the first genetic mutations responsible for stuttering. The find links the condition, which afflicts about 5% of children and 1% of adults, to metabolic disorders and could lead to new treatments.

Keep reading at Science.

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