Genetics

11.07.16
Genealogy service's DNA test helps you find your roots
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Genealogy service's DNA test helps you find your roots

MyHeritage has introduced a gene kit that identifies the ethnic and geographic history of your family.

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10.26.16
Science exonerates HIV's 'Patient 0'
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Science exonerates HIV's 'Patient 0'

Genetic reconstruction shows that the virus had been circulating for years in the US before the patient arrived.

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09.21.16
'Water Bear' protein could shield human DNA from radiation
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'Water Bear' protein could shield human DNA from radiation

Scientists mapped the microscopic creature's genome to discover how they survive harsh climates.

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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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