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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 ...
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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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Gene editing may eventually bring superhuman athletes

Kevin Loria | 
At the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games, some of the fastest and strongest people in the world showed us what ...
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What is worst case scenario if genetically altered sterile male mosquitoes released to fight Zika?

Lydia Ramsey | 
[W]hat could possibly go wrong with unleashing a whole bunch of genetically engineered mosquitoes on a population? The worst-case scenario, according ...

Physicists discover new layer of information in DNA’s folded structure

Fiona MacDonald | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Theoretical physicists have confirmed ...
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Cayman Islands to employ genetically modified mosquitoes against Zika

Lydia Ramsey | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In the year since ...

Cancer genetic analysis producing more precise treatments

Lydia Ramsey | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. As researchers look for ...
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DuPont Pioneer plans to market gene-edited CRISPR corn, USDA will not regulate it as a GMO

Erin Brodwin | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In a letter released ...
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Whole-genome sequencing test for under $1,000

Tanya Lewis | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Veritas Genetics, a Boston-based ...
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US launches criminal probe of Chipotle as sales plunge

Myles Udland | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In a filing with the ...
Here's what 23andMe's new test can tell you about your health

Here’s what 23andMe’s new test can tell you about your health

Lydia Ramsey | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. This fall, personal-genetics company ...
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What changed Bill Nye’s mind on GMOs?

Jessica Orwig | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Earlier this year, Bill ...

How secure is privacy in DNA databases?

Kevin Loria | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  There are plenty of ...

How much can a gene test really tell you about your health?

Lydia Ramsey | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  In the past few ...
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Marijuana genome mappers claim goal is to prevent Monsanto ‘takeover’ of pot business

Kyle Jaeger | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A team of researchers ...

Full genome sequencing can reveal secrets in your genes, but do you want to know?

Kevin Loria | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Genetics has advanced to ...
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PGD–preimplantation genetic diagnosis–dramatically increases disease prevention

Ellie Kincaid | 
Preventing disease is a standard goal of medicine. But a new technology takes it farther than we normally do by preventing ...

How the accidental discovery of CRISPR led to most powerful gene editing tool yet

Kevin Loria | 
When Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier discovered the most powerful DNA editing technology we know of, CRISPR-Cas9 — something MIT Technology ...

Livestock, pets increasingly bred with modified genes

Kevin Loria | 
Genetically modified crops are so widespread it's hard to imagine civilization without them. Genetically modified animals are also more common ...

Should genetic testing be more widely used in medicine than it already is?

Kevin Loria | 
As the price of genetic testing continues to fall and the value of the information we're getting from those tests ...
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Could CRISPR’s simplicity make it difficult to regulate human embryonic gene editing?

Kevin Loria | 
A group of researchers shocked the world in April when they revealed that they had used a revolutionary gene editing ...
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Fast-growing AquaBounty GM salmon ‘precedent-setting’, offers sustainability advantages

Leslie Baehr | 
A genetically modified salmon, called AquAdvantage, is awaiting FDA approval, and, when it does, the fish should be available for ...

Golden Rice raises stakes in war over GM foods

Lauren Friedman | 
One of the world’s great humanitarian crises has a simple cause and, some researchers argue, a simple solution. But that’s ...

Video: Monsanto moving away from GMOs to crossbreeding

Justin Maiman | 
Agriculture giant Monsanto is spending significant money and resources to create 'new' all-natural vegetables and fruits through crossbreeding techniques. Cue ...

23andMe to work with FDA for approval

Megan Rose Dickey | 
23andMe, the health and ancestry startup, is slowly but surely moving along in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's regulatory ...

Activist Food Babe shames Anheuser-Busch to disclose beer ingredients in search for GMOs

Sarah Theeboom | 
Vani Hari, the blogger known as Food Babe, is an internet food activist who recently achieved one of her most high profile ...