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Can this DNA test find the right depression medication for you?

Erin Brodwin | 
Using DNA testing to determine how well a given depression medication will work with a patient's genetic makeup is becoming ...
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New Age Meats lab-grown sausage passes first taste test

Erin Brodwin | 
On [September 17th], the startup, called New Age Meats, let a handful of journalists and prospective investors taste its prototype product ...
Video: Why having a dog can put you in a ‘state of calm’

Video: Why having a dog can put you in a ‘state of calm’

Emma Fierberg | 
Your pets have a larger effect on your body and brain than you might think. They have the ability to ...
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10 common misconceptions about the human brain

Lindsay Dodgeson | 
[C]hances are you’ve heard a completely incorrect “fact” about the brain. … [Here are] the biggest and most widely believed ...
Will public embrace CRISPR crops if they can help feed our growing population and protect the environment?

Will public embrace CRISPR crops if they can help feed our growing population and protect the environment?

Erin Brodwin | 
Experts estimate we’ll be eating the first CRISPR produce — likely strawberries or another type of fruit — within five ...
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Monsanto may leave India after court rules GMO Bt cotton patent unenforceable

Dilsher Dhillon | 
The Delhi High Court, on March 11th, ruled that Monsanto’s patents on two genetically modified (GM) seed varieties of cotton ...
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CRISPR strawberries? Monsanto-backed gene-editing venture developing sweeter fruit

Erin Brodwin | 
In a move aimed at securing a place in the rapidly-evolving food technology scene, agricultural giant Monsanto has invested $125 ...
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Bill Gates: GMO foods ‘perfectly healthy’, could reduce starvation and malnutrition

Erin Brodwin | 
Bill Gates has a message for anti-GMO advocates: I'm disappointed. In a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" on Tuesday, Gates said that ...
Can CRISPR gene editing save chocolate from extinction?

Can CRISPR gene editing save chocolate from extinction?

Erin Brodwin | 
Beyond the glittery glass-and-sandstone walls of the University of California’s new biosciences building, rows of tiny green cacao seedlings in ...
Viewpoint: How to choose the right consumer genetics test to map your family tree

Viewpoint: How to choose the right consumer genetics test to map your family tree

Lydia Ramsey | 
Every so often, someone asks me which [genetics] test I recommend. And my answer boils down to one question: What ...
Health or ancestry? How to choose the right genetic test for you

Health or ancestry? How to choose the right genetic test for you

Lydia Ramsey | 
Every so often, someone asks me which [genetics] test I recommend. And my answer boils down to one question: What ...
After Glowing GMO plant Kickstarter failure, biotech company makes scented GMO moss

After Glowing GMO plant Kickstarter failure, biotech company makes scented GMO moss

Ariel Schwartz | 
One of the most popular Kickstarter launches of the last several years was the Glowing Plant Kickstarter campaign, which raised ...
Lemon-sized baby skull of likely common ancestor of humans and apes found in Africa

Lemon-sized baby skull of likely common ancestor of humans and apes found in Africa

Kevin Loria | 
Research has revealed that the common ancestor that we share with chimpanzees (our closest primate cousins) lived in Africa 6 to 7 million years ...
Could vertical farming revolutionize agriculture?

Could vertical farming revolutionize agriculture?

Leanna Garfield | 
Plenty is no ordinary farm. Instead of growing greens outdoors, the farm grows its food on glowing, LED-lit 20-foot-tall towers inside ...
Fermi's haunting question about alien life: Does lack of contact signal doom for humanity?

Fermi’s haunting question about alien life: Does lack of contact signal doom for humanity?

Kevin Loria | 
We live in a galaxy with between 100 billion and 400 billion stars, each potentially surrounded by planets...[N]ew NASA research indicates there ...
GMO papaya saved an $11 million industry in Hawaii—and set off a political storm

GMO papaya saved an $11 million industry in Hawaii—and set off a political storm

Erin Brodwin | 
It started with rotting flesh. ... It was a sign of trouble for hundreds of Hawaiian papaya farmers who, for the next several ...
Which genetic test is best: AncestryDNA v 23andMe v National Geographic

Which genetic test is best: AncestryDNA v 23andMe v National Geographic

Lydia Ramsey | 
Genetic testing companies have proprietary sets of data and various ways of analyzing information, so each one I tried offered ...
Monsanto is changing the way people eat — Using traditional breeding to make better fruits and vegetables

Monsanto is changing the way people eat — Using traditional breeding to make better fruits and vegetables

Melia Robinson | 
Monsanto is no one-trick GMO pony. Founded in 1901, the agricultural biotech company has fueled innovations in herbicides, pesticides, and ...
Infographic: 5 popular foods genetically modified by humans--before GMOs

Infographic: 5 popular foods genetically modified by humans–before GMOs

Tanya Lewis, Erin Brodwin, Samantha Lee | 
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to eat a completely "natural" diet? Well, for starters, you wouldn't ...
Hoping for a baby? New DNA test identifies fertility risk factors in women

Hoping for a baby? New DNA test identifies fertility risk factors in women

Lydia Ramsey | 
[The DNA test] Fertilome was launched in January 2017 after being in the works for eight years. The company behind ...
Asteroid strike chilled earth, paved way for rise of humans

Asteroid strike chilled earth, paved way for rise of humans

Lindsay Dodgson | 
Dinosaurs went extinct around 66 million years ago,…[but a single strike of a meteor] may not have been enough to ...
Creating humans from stem cells: Are we there yet?

Creating humans from stem cells: Are we there yet?

Rafi Letzter | 
[S]oon, stem cells swabbed from human beings' cheeks or skin could be cultured to create germ cells (sperm and eggs), ...
Rare gene mutation more dangerous to the heart than previously thought

Rare gene mutation more dangerous to the heart than previously thought

Lindsay Dodgson | 
Around 1% of the population carries a genetic mutation which can have a strong impact on their heart health. It ...
"Intelligent" DNA helps repair cell damage and prevent tumors

“Intelligent” DNA helps repair cell damage and prevent tumors

Kevin Loria | 
It's only thanks to a mechanism in our cells that can recognize when something has gone wrong that we aren't ...
AncestryDNA vs 23andMe: Which genetic test should you take?

AncestryDNA vs 23andMe: Which genetic test should you take?

Lydia Ramsey | 
Genetic testing companies have proprietary sets of data and different ways they analyze the data, which can also play a ...
23andMe has found hundreds of genetic linked-traits using their customers' DNA

23andMe has found hundreds of genetic linked-traits using their customers’ DNA

Gus Lubin | 
Since launching in 2006, 23andMe has collected and analyzed DNA samples from 1.2-million customers, with the majority allowing their data ...

Genes for Antisocial Personality Disorder may lie at heart of crime

Rafi Letzter | 
[T]here's no easy answer to the question of why some people end up in jails and prisons while others do not ...

Key to defeating aging may lie in those with Laron syndrome

Kevin Loria | 
In [Lojo]...live a number of people — about 100 — with a special trait: They seem to be protected from ...
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