Genetics

01.28.16
Scientists better understand the roots of schizophrenia
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Scientists better understand the roots of schizophrenia

Gene variants and broken neural links may be to blame.

By J. Fingas,   01.28.16
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01.25.16
Gene-modified autistic monkeys could lead to a cure for humans
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Gene-modified autistic monkeys could lead to a cure for humans

The controversial approach may show whether gene editing can fix a major disorder.

By J. Fingas,   01.25.16
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12.30.15
The prose at the end of the universe
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The prose at the end of the universe

Programming 'indestructible' bacteria to write poetry.

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11.29.15
Scientists show that gene editing can 'turn off' human diseases
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Scientists show that gene editing can 'turn off' human diseases

Scientists have shown that a new gene editing technique could erase one or more diseases.

By J. Fingas,   11.29.15
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11.17.15
LED implants could ease your pain
11.17.15

LED implants could ease your pain

You may one day turn off your pain by turning on tiny lights in your skin.

By J. Fingas,   11.17.15
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10.16.15
ICYMI: Pig organ donors, 3D-printed car fashion and more
10.16.15

ICYMI: Pig organ donors, 3D-printed car fashion and more

Why you're gonna feel real bad eating all that bacon, in today's ICYMI.

By K. Davis,   10.16.15
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10.12.15
Researchers control fruit flies' hearts with a laser
10.12.15

Researchers control fruit flies' hearts with a laser

Scientists made flies' hearts beat in harmony thanks to genetic tweaks and laser beams.

By J. Fingas,   10.12.15
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10.11.15
Chinese firm wants to sell you genetically modified pet pigs
10.11.15

Chinese firm wants to sell you genetically modified pet pigs

A Chinese research company hopes to sell pigs whose genes have been tweaked to keep them small.

By J. Fingas,   10.11.15
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