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Genetic clues to chronic fatigue syndrome - correction

30 April 2006
By BioNews
Appeared in BioNews 356

In BioNews 355, we published an article on chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), which detailed how US researchers have identified a set of genetic changes commonly found in people with the condition. Due to an editing error, we unfortunately mis-quoted Ben Goertzel, one of study's authors, saying 'The idea that these people are tired is pretty clearly refuted by this batch of results'. The relevant section has now been amended, to read: 'The idea that these people are JUST tired is pretty clearly refuted by this batch of results'. We apologise for any misunderstanding this mistake might have caused. The corrected article can be read in full

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