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Ancient human kin’s DNA code illuminates rise of brains

John Lauerman | 
DNA analysis of an extinct human ancestor that lived 80,000 years ago has pinpointed fundamental genes tied to the brain’s ...

Stem cell therapy for Autism to be tested in first trial

Ryan Flinn | 
Researchers are recruiting autistic children for a study that will test whether injecting stem cells banked from their umbilical cords ...

California gene-altered food campaigns draw $4.3 million

James Nash | 
A campaign to make California the first state to require labeling of genetically modified foods has raised $2.3 million in ...

USDA seeks comment on nine biotech crops in bid to speed reviews

Jack Kaskey | 
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking public input on nine new genetically modified crops developed by companies such as ...

DNA mapping of Alzheimer’s patients gives deep dive view

Michelle Fay Cortez | 
Over the past 18 months, 81-year-old Bill Bunnell has visited the doctor a half-dozen times to take memory tests, provide ...

France’s Le Foll to keep biotech-crops ban, Le Monde says

Rudy Ruitenberg | 
French Agriculture Minister Stephane Le Foll wants to keep the country’s moratorium on existing genetically-modified crops, Le Monde said, citing ...

Uganda may allow genetically modified crops to boost production

Fred Ojambo | 
Uganda is considering a law to allow genetically modified crops to boost production, according to an industry group supporting biotech ...

Stress blocks gene that guards brain against depression

Elizabeth Lopatto | 
Chronic stress appears to block a gene that guards against brain atrophy associated with depression, according to a study in ...

Monsanto crop bans by courts would be reversed in bill

Jack Kaskey | 
A House of Representatives committee voted to let farmers grow genetically modified crops developed by Monsanto Co. (MON) and its ...

Rare DNA mutations raise questions about theories of disease

Ryan Finn | 
Rare DNA mutations are so plentiful in the human genome that they make it difficult to precisely identify the genetic ...

Google founder targets cure for Parkinson’s disease

Robert Langreth | 
Sergey Brin, the 38-year-old co- founder of Google Inc. (GOOG), is making strides in his quest to find a cure ...