Genetics

09.15.16
23andMe health study needs 5,000 Nevada volunteers
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23andMe health study needs 5,000 Nevada volunteers

The comprehensive study will examine health, population, genetic and environmental data.

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08.19.16
23andMe helps identify genetic links to common skin cancer
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23andMe helps identify genetic links to common skin cancer

More evidence that massive amounts of volunteered DNA can help medical science.

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08.17.16
Gene editing helps spot evolutionary link between fins and hands
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Gene editing helps spot evolutionary link between fins and hands

CRISPR helped demonstrate that digits and fin rays share similar cells.

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06.24.16
MIT: More collaboration is needed to fight disease
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MIT: More collaboration is needed to fight disease

Medicine crosses so many fields that government must coordinate and fund research.

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06.22.16
CRISPR gene-editing approved for first human trials
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CRISPR gene-editing approved for first human trials

Backed by Sean Parker, researchers aim to reprogram T cells to fight cancer.

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06.08.16
Gene-edited organisms aren't ready for the real world
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Gene-edited organisms aren't ready for the real world

A National Academy of Sciences report warns that genetic additions are too risky at the moment.

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