Genome

07.24.17
Helix wants to build a marketplace for your DNA
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Helix wants to build a marketplace for your DNA

One mouth swab and your data can be shared with as many healthcare startups as you can afford.

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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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05.13.16
Scientists held a secret meeting to debate creating synthetic human genes
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Scientists held a secret meeting to debate creating synthetic human genes

At stake: the potential to eventually create a human life without the need for parents.

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07.12.15
Scientists turn to crowdfunding to safeguard black rhino DNA
07.12.15

Scientists turn to crowdfunding to safeguard black rhino DNA

Crowdfunding isn't just useful for getting clever inventions off the ground... it could also save...

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07.02.15
DNA sequencing shows how woolly mammoths got that way
07.02.15

DNA sequencing shows how woolly mammoths got that way

In what is being called the "most comprehensive" study of its kind, a team from the University of...

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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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