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Researchers track cell development using CRISPR

Researchers track cell development using CRISPR

Kai Kupferschmidt | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Alexander Schier simply wanted ...

Regulatory mechanisms driving limb formation identified for first time

Elizabeth Pennisi | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Molecular biologists have described for ...
ACLU files complaint against company that withheld genetic information from consumers

ACLU files complaint against company that withheld genetic information from consumers

Jennifer Couzin-Frankel | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Four people with a ...

When will CRISPR be safe enough to translate to therapy?

Jocelyn Kaiser | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Researchers have published successes ...

High energy gives humans bigger brains, more fat than other primates

Ann Gibbons | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. We may not be ...

Certain genes raise mothers’ likelihood of having twins

Patrick Monahan | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Researchers have long known ...

Largest ever bioimaging study underway in UK

Erik Stokstad | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The largest ever health ...

Gut microbiome treatment may help fight starvation

Elizabeth Pennisi | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Almost 180 million children ...
CRISPR named Science's 2015 Breakthrough of the Year

CRISPR named Science’s 2015 Breakthrough of the Year

John Travis | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. It was conceived after ...

Taking antidepressants while pregnant linked to autism risk, but many scientists doubtful

Emily Underwood | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. No one really knows ...
Genes offer clues to why grandparents remain mentally alert

Genes offer clues to why grandparents remain mentally alert

Kelli Whitlock Burton | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Evolutionarily speaking, we are ...

Financial pressure may force Galápagos conservation organization to close

Elizabeth Pennisi | 
A 50-year-old conservation organization dedicated to preserving the biodiversity hotspot that inspired Charles Darwin is about to fall off a ...

Human and dogs’ relationship based on dominance hierarchy

Virginia Morell | 
For dog lovers, comparative psychologists Friederike Range and Zsófia Virányi have an unsettling conclusion. Many researchers think that as humans ...