Genes

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.

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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.

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05.24.15
Human gene sequencing gets an official yardstick
05.24.15

Human gene sequencing gets an official yardstick

Gene sequencing, once a rare feat, is pretty common these days... but how do you know that your DN...

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04.26.15
Police can spot differences between identical twins by melting DNA
04.26.15

Police can spot differences between identical twins by melting DNA

Believe it or not, police have a real problem with identifying suspects who are identical twins --...

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02.03.15
The UK inches closer toward making babies from three people's DNA
02.03.15

The UK inches closer toward making babies from three people's DNA

The UK's House of Commons overwhelmingly voted in favor of a law that would allow scientists to ge...

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01.19.15
Genetic 'glue' helps make 3D-printed organs
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Genetic 'glue' helps make 3D-printed organs

No, you're not looking at a dessert gone horribly wrong -- that might just be the future of synthe...

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