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First gene therapy to go on sale in 2013

The first gene therapy to be approved in a regulated market was announced by the European Commission. The therapy, available ...
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First gene therapy to go on sale in 2013

James Gallagher | 
The first gene therapy to be approved in a regulated market was announced by the European Commission. The therapy, available ...

Will we ever decipher everything about a life form based just on its DNA?

Ed Yong | 
As our technologies and understanding advance, will we eventually be able to look at a pile of raw DNA sequence ...
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US scientists aim to make human sperm from stem cells

Regan Morris | 
US researchers say they will redouble their efforts to create human sperm from stem cells following the success of a ...
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Past and future: Re-examining Dolly the Sheep, the first cloned animal

Katherine Godfrey | 
Fifteen years ago, scientists in Edinburgh announced to the world an incredible breakthrough: the creation of the first cloned animal--a ...
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Tracing the world’s ancestor: How many generations does it take before someone alive today could be the ancestor of everyone on the planet?

Yan Wong | 
The bloodline between Jesus and King David raises a wider genealogical issue. How many generations does it take before someone ...

Time for a re-think on GM crops?

Tom Feilden | 
What would it take to break the impasse on GM crops? That's a problem that has been exercising minds at ...
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Stroke patients see ‘improvements’ after stem cell trial

Eleanor Bradford | 
The first patients to take part in a clinical trial of a stem cell treatment for stroke have seen reductions ...

Two patients get eye stem cells transplanted to restore sight

Two people have had stem cells transplanted into their eyes as part of a clinical trial to restore their sight ...
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