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Piglets could ‘fill an important gap’ in Huntington’s disease research

Kelsey Cheng | 
A newly established pig model of Huntington’s disease (HD) could provide researchers a more practical way of testing treatment for ...
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Adolf Hitler’s grandson? French plumber hopes DNA test proves his claim

Will Stewart | 
A French plumber is taking a DNA to prove he is Adolf Hitler's grandson after his grandmother had a fling with ...
More than 70% of UK public endorses human gene editing to treat disease

More than 70% of UK public endorses human gene editing to treat disease

Scientists have been given a green light from members of the public to press ahead with developing gene editing therapies ...
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Adding 24 new mutations to breast cancer risk calculations

Stephen Matthews | 
Twenty-four previously unknown mutations that raise a woman's risk of developing breast cancer have been identified by scientists. The 'ground-breaking' findings [February ...
Stop AIDS? Gene therapies target 'almost impossible to cure' HIV

Stop AIDS? Gene therapies target ‘almost impossible to cure’ HIV

Jaleesa Baulkman | 
Experts say gene therapy could finally be used to treat HIV and AIDS - after a decade of trying to replicate the ...
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Stop flu symptoms in one day? Experimental pill could be available in the US by 2019

Minyvonne Burke | 
A new medicine can rid flu suffers of their symptoms in as little as a day, but the drug will ...
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Obesity linked to brain cell ‘antenna,’ opening potential treatment pathway

Kayla Brantley | 
The key to controlling hunger and fighting obesity is in brain cells that produce hormones, according to research. ... Scientists ...
'Supercharged' GMO rice could increase yields 50 percent with improved photosynthesis

‘Supercharged’ GMO rice could increase yields 50 percent with improved photosynthesis

Shivali Best | 
Researchers from Oxford University have taken an important step in a long-term project aimed at improving photosynthesis in rice. In ...
Dozens of 'mysterious' chemicals lurking in our ‘all natural’ fruits and vegetables?

Dozens of ‘mysterious’ chemicals lurking in our ‘all natural’ fruits and vegetables?

Imogen Blake | 
Rutin, glycine, and beta carophyllene: if you saw these words on an ingredients list, you'd probably presume the food was ...
Prince Charles: 'Future of humanity’ may depend on organic farming

Prince Charles: ‘Future of humanity’ may depend on organic farming

Rebecca English | 
Prince Charles has warned that the ‘very future of humanity’ may depend on organic farming. Speaking as he celebrated the ...
Spider silk from plants? GMO tobacco could provide new generation of tough, lightweight clothing

Spider silk from plants? GMO tobacco could provide new generation of tough, lightweight clothing

Richard Gray | 
Scientists have revealed they can generate the fine but strong threads used by spiders to make their webs by growing ...
Super pigs: CRISPR gene-edited virus-resistant pigs could cut piglet deaths, pork prices

Super pigs: CRISPR gene-edited virus-resistant pigs could cut piglet deaths, pork prices

Phoebe Weston, Victoria Allen | 
Scientists have created a new breed of super pigs resistant to a killer virus... They now have two generations of ...
Each of us has a genetically-programmed aging clock

Each of us has a genetically-programmed aging clock

Mia De Graaf | 
Five per cent of us are genetically programmed to age faster and die younger than everyone else, a groundbreaking new ...

Genes help Latinos age slower than other ethnic groups

Mia De Graaf | 
Latinos age slower than any other ethnicity, a study has found. Scientists refer to the phenomenon as the 'Hispanic paradox', ...
If a parent has Alzheimer's, are her children destined to get it too?

If a parent has Alzheimer’s, are her children destined to get it too?

Rebecca Sims | 
The most common question I get asked is 'Will my child get Alzheimer's disease?' ... Those of us who are ...

DNA analysis dubs residents of Yorkshire ‘most British’

Josh White | 
The average Briton is only really 37 per cent British - with the remainder of their genes coming from European ...

Discovery of ‘softening gene’ may allow for riper tomatoes in produce aisle

Sarah Griffiths | 
To reduce wastage, hybrid tomatoes are often bred to include natural mutations that slow the whole ripening process, but such ...

Genes linked to learning second language

Shivali Best | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. While many people can ...
World's '17 most dangerous foods' includes no GMOs

World’s ’17 most dangerous foods’ includes no GMOs

Jennifer Trevorrow | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A list of the ...
Jane Goodall decries GM proponents as 'anti-science'

Jane Goodall decries GM proponents as ‘anti-science’

Sean Poulter | 
Dame Jane Goodall, the renowned primate expert, has condemned ‘deluded’ politicians for pushing ‘Frankenstein Food’. The highly respected academic has ...

New British minister backs GM crops as more eco-friendly

Ben Spencer | 
Genetically modified food should be grown in Britain because it is more ‘eco-friendly’, the Environment Secretary claimed yesterday. Publicly backing ...

Worriers more likely to be smart

Victoria Woollaston | 
Worriers can be kept awake at night replaying the day, or imagining all the possible worst case scenarios in their ...

Marks & Spencer joins Tesco in selling more GMO foods

Sean Poulter | 
Marks & Spencer has come under fire for abandoning its policy of selling only GM-free food. The store is selling ...

Marks & Spencer joins Tesco in selling more GMO foods

Marks & Spencer has come under fire for abandoning its policy of selling only GM-free food. The store is selling ...

Marks & Spencer joins Tesco in selling more GMO foods

Marks & Spencer has come under fire for abandoning its policy of selling only GM-free food. The store is selling ...

Marks & Spencer joins Tesco in selling more GMO foods

Marks & Spencer has come under fire for abandoning its policy of selling only GM-free food. The store is selling ...

DNA-destorying spray marketed, will criminals purchase?

Victoria Woollaston | 
Everywhere you go you run the risk of leaving traces of your DNA behind – from fingerprints, to skin, hair ...

Number of home DNA testing kits in Britain doubled in last two years

Sean Poulter | 
Sales of DNA tests for everything from the risk of developing life-threatening diseases to catching out cheating partners are booming. The ...

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