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Mar 20, 2019
WHO calls for a central registry of all gene editing research conducted worldwideA Chinese scientist last year claimed to have edited the genes of twin baby girls.
Dec 15, 2018
Scientists find that Neanderthal genes the reason behind shape of human skullHumans have unusually round skulls and brains compared to our ancient ancestors.
Nov 28, 2018
Baby-editing geneticist says a second volunteer in controversial study is pregnantHe said he used a gene-editing technology known as CRISPR-Cas9 to alter the embryonic genes.
Aug 15, 2018
Researches identify the 'zombie' gene that protects elephants from cancerResearchers are finding a way that may also pave way for treating cancer in humans.
Jul 06, 2018
Gene therapy may help reverse damage in kidney cells that cause chronic diseasesBy gene therapy, the adeno-associated virus can deliver genetic material to damaged kidney cells.
Dec 05, 2017
A healthy lifestyle can overcome genetic risk of heart disease: StudyResearchers looked at two gene variants, MC4R and TCF7L2, known to increase the risk of metabolic disorders among study participants
Sep 28, 2015
Gene test finds which breast cancer patients can skip chemoMany women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy without hurting their odds of beating the disease — good news from a major study that shows the value of a gene-activity test to gauge each patient's risk.
Feb 05, 2015
Researchers discover 2 new genetic variants linked to breast cancerTwo new genetic variants associated with an increased risk of breast cancer have been identified in a worldwide study of the DNA of 100,000 women.
Aug 28, 2014
Scientists discover gene to help engineer drought-resistant cropsDrought is the major cause of crop losses worldwide. A dry spell at a crucial stage of the growing season can cut some crop yields in half.
Nov 14, 2013
China launches first gene chip database of birth defectsChina's first gene chip database of birth defects will be launched this year in north China's Shanxi Province which has the highest birth defect rate of 1.9 per cent