Why South Asia is a 'living laboratory' to study population genetics and disease

Why South Asia is a ‘living laboratory’ to study population genetics and disease

South Asians should be viewed not as a single population but as thousands of distinct groups reinforced by cultural practices ...
We may soon resurrect extinct species with genetic engineering — but should we?

We may soon resurrect extinct species with genetic engineering — but should we?

Scientists just might revive the woolly mammoth...by splicing genes from ancient mammoths into Asian elephant DNA...But here’s a sad irony ...
Why we don't inherit our father's mitochondrial DNA

Why we don’t inherit our father’s mitochondrial DNA

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Our mitochondrial DNA accounts ...
DIY home CRISPR kits: Does egalitarian science compromise safety?

DIY home CRISPR kits: Does egalitarian science compromise safety?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Growing up poor on ...
'Search and replace' CRISPR DNA tool gaining traction despite calls for moratorium

‘Search and replace’ CRISPR DNA tool gaining traction despite calls for moratorium

Momentum has been rapidly mounting around a technology called CRISP​R-Cas9, often described as a “search and replace” tool for DNA. The reason? ...