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Dream state: Researchers manipulate ‘borderland’ between waking and sleeping

Daniel Oberhaus | 
There is a borderland between waking life and the uncharted wilderness of sleep that we all traverse each night, but ...
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How DARPA wants to create spies from genetically modified sea life

David Axe | 
The US military wants to enlist fish and other sea life to help it track enemy submarines at sea. The ...
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Hope for peanut allergy sufferers: Gene-silenced hypoallergenic nuts could save lives

Becky Ferreira | 
Moving to the United States helped [Hortense Dodo, a food scientist and entrepreneur from Ivory Coast] reach her academic goals, but ...
Could humans learn to love sex robots?

Could humans learn to love sex robots?

Samantha Cole | 
Kate Devlin says she does, occasionally, get a little weary of being pigeonholed as “that sex robot woman.” … “There’s ...
Mass tragedies underscore desperate need for synthetic blood

Mass tragedies underscore desperate need for synthetic blood

Ankita Rao | 
Scientists have been working on creating synthetic blood for years now. The hope is that this substance will have a ...
Turning human ‘biosolids’ into fertilizer raises health concerns

Turning human ‘biosolids’ into fertilizer raises health concerns

Peter Hess | 
New research suggests [that using sewage as fertilizer, also known as 'biosolids'] could be a problem, as contaminants are now ...
Is there a weight lifting strength gene and can it increase the effectiveness of steroids?

Is there a weight lifting strength gene and can it increase the effectiveness of steroids?

Oliver Bateman | 
Researchers have isolated a genetic variant that has a strong correlation with success in power sports such as sprinting and ...
Pro-life movement poses obstacles for CRISPR editing of human embryos

Pro-life movement poses obstacles for CRISPR editing of human embryos

Ankita Rao | 
It's hard to discuss CRISPR without discussing, even tangentially, the issue of abortion. The gene editing technology has now been ...
No turning back: Why discussions on gene editing must reach the American public

No turning back: Why discussions on gene editing must reach the American public

Ankita Rao | 
[F]or the first time, scientists in China announced they had successfully edited the genes of fertilized human embryos, and fully ...
America's refusal to embrace gene editing could start the next Cold War

America’s refusal to embrace gene editing could start the next Cold War

Zoltan Istvan | 
Unlike other epic scientific advances...the immediate effect of genetic editing technology is not dangerous. Yet, it stands to be just ...

Startup developing fragrant GMO moss to act as living air freshener

Madison Margolin | 
Over three years ago ... Antony Evans, CEO of synthetic biology startup company TAXA Biotechnologies, launched a Kickstarter project to raise money for a ...

Full Zika DNA sequence found in semen may help reveal how disease is sexually transmitted

Meredith Bauer | 
Researchers have found the first full DNA sequence of the Zika virus from a semen sample, according to a study ...
Transplanted stem cells can induce heart to heal itself

Transplanted stem cells can induce heart to heal itself

Michael Byrne | 
Heart disease, the thing that kills more Americans than any other cause, is a process...What makes heart disease a seemingly ...

Almost one-fifth of Canadians trust intuition over science on GMOs

Kate Lunau | 
[The] Leger survey, [is] done for the Ontario Science Centre to mark Canada's Science Literacy Week... The survey suggests [Canadians have] got ...
Gene editing raises concerns about furthering divide between rich and poor

Gene editing raises concerns about furthering divide between rich and poor

Kate Lunau | 
Scientists are pioneering the ability to tweak our DNA to wipe out disease and maybe even allow us to choose ...
Gene editing will challenge ethics at Biological Weapons Convention

Gene editing will challenge ethics at Biological Weapons Convention

Joseph Neighbor | 
[T]he signatory nations of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) will meet [on December 2016]...to discuss the state of bioweapons globally...[T]he world ...
Designer babies would allow parents to select child they feel most fit to raise, says bioethicist

Designer babies would allow parents to select child they feel most fit to raise, says bioethicist

Richard Wordsworth | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The stream of breakthroughs ...
Changes in gene expression suggest plants may 'feel' touch

Changes in gene expression suggest plants may ‘feel’ touch

Daniel Oberhaus | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. By and large, most ...

Why is life’s genetic code so limited?

Sarah Emerson | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. All life on Earth ...
Fertility health apps: Who sees your data?

Fertility health apps: Who sees your data?

Sarah Emerson | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Silicon Valley wants to ...

Can GM maggots save us from antibiotic resistant bacteria?

Kate Lunau | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A world without antibiotics ...

CRISPR ‘democratizing’ genetics, medicine

Kate Lunau | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. When Feng Zhang was ...
Would transhumanists use CRISPR to edit their own genome?

Would transhumanists use CRISPR to edit their own genome?

Alex Pearlman | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Geneticists developing powerful genome ...

Your future perfume may come from genetically engineered microbes

Britt Wray | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  A synthetic biology foundry ...

Overcompensating? Howler monkeys with loudest mating calls have smallest testicles

Becky Ferreira | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Howler monkeys are the ...
More evidence antioxidants can be dangerous, likely raise cancer risk

More evidence antioxidants can be dangerous, likely raise cancer risk

Michael Byrne | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Antioxidants have been pitched ...
Scientists working on "undo button" if genome modifications go awry

Scientists working on “undo button” if genome modifications go awry

Jason Koebler | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Eradicating malaria and dengue ...
Is genetic engineering research a constitutionally protected right?

Is genetic engineering research a constitutionally protected right?

Jason Koebler | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  The dawn of cheap ...