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Mar 02, 2019
A deep dive into the gene pool to understand epigenetics and epigenomicsThis plot line of the 1997 American science fiction film Gattaca may or may not become reality, but it brings into focus a tiny double-stranded particle that knows our most intimate secrets
Feb 22, 2019
Scientist that edited babies' genes probably gave them a brain boost too: StudyThe edited gene doesn't just affect HIV susceptibility, but also recovery after strokes & cognition.
Feb 20, 2019
Sharks can heal themselves, resist mutations in their genes thanks to evolutionIt could give scientists clues about how to combat cancer & age-related diseases that come from genetic mutations.
Feb 11, 2019
Can genetically engineered trees help save the world's disappearing forests?GM forest trees could counter threats to forest health, bringing in a new frontier in biotechnology.
Feb 05, 2019
Another scientist is editing genes in human embryos, but ethically this timeSo far, the Columbia University scientist has allowed modified embryos to live no longer than one day.
Jan 30, 2019
Whether you're a morning lark or a night owl depending on your genes, study findsThe study looks at different genes in sleep & wake, the brain's response to light & internal clocks.
Jan 22, 2019
Chinese scientist behind gene-edited baby study gets fired for illegal actionsExperts expressed their hope that the report was just the beginning, & more action would be taken.
Jan 18, 2019
DNA analysis may help predict a person's life expectancy, study claimsGenes that affect the brain and heart are responsible for most of the variation in lifespan, study finds
Dec 26, 2018
GM plant acts like 'green liver' eating up cancer-causing pollutants inside homesThe plant can trap hazardous compounds like benzene that are too small for air filters to capture.
Nov 28, 2018
The Re-Origin of Species: Should extinct animals be given a second chance at life? A new book offers some answersMany scientists across the world are trying to bring back lost species, like the mammoth, passenger pigeon and even the dinosaur, to life. Torill Kornfeldt, a Swedish science journalist, visited many of these scientists in their laboratories to find out how far they had reached in their individual quest.