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12.28.16
Scientists track gene parts controlling the embryo's early growth
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Scientists track gene parts controlling the embryo's early growth

Their new method could help interpret genetic signals sent from mother to embryo.

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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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05.17.16
Researchers create mirror image of DNA-copying protein
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Researchers create mirror image of DNA-copying protein

This important step paves the way for reverse-versions of molecules that might be more resistant to viral attacks.

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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.

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12.09.14
Artificial evolution is now possible in chemicals, but life remains elusive
12.09.14

Artificial evolution is now possible in chemicals, but life remains elusive

We're still a very long way from creating an evolving lifeform from scratch in a lab. However, th...

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10.07.14
​Video game-inspired remote labs could prevent scientific fraud
10.07.14

​Video game-inspired remote labs could prevent scientific fraud

Scientific error doesn't always come from botched equations or faulty theories but bad behavior, t...

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07.22.14
Researchers fully 'delete' HIV from human cells for the first time
07.22.14

Researchers fully 'delete' HIV from human cells for the first time

So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it...

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