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The womb’s strange epigenome

Virginia Hughes | 
The following is an excerpt. This week, a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciencesdescribes a little-known feature ...
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Lily Grossman: Medicine — and hope — via genomics

Ed Yong | 
The utility of whole genome sequencing is debated, but Lily Grossman's story offers compelling evidence for its potential ...

Resurrecting a forest

Carl Zimmer | 
The following is an edited excerpt. For the cover story in the April 2013 issue of National Geographic, I explore an ...
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Return of the Neanderthals

Virginia Hughes | 
Should scientists seek to clone our ancient hominid cousins? ...
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Species revival: should we bring back extinct species?

Jamie Shreeve | 
Genetic technology has made it feasible to revive recently lost species through their DNA ... but should we? How do ...

How a quarter of the cow genome came from snakes

Ed Yong | 
Genomes are often described as recipe books for living things. If that’s the case, many of them badly need an ...
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Nature creates genetically modified organisms — including humans

Ed Yong | 
Despite some concerns over the transfer of DNA from one organism to another to create genetically modified crops and animals, ...

Restless genes: how the human compulsion to explore is a defining part of human success

David Dobbs | 
What drove us out from Africa and on to the moon and beyond? If an urge to explore rises in us ...

Wild coffee faces extinction, leaves cultivated crops genetically vulnerable

Amanda Fiegl | 
Wild species of Arabica could be extinct in the wild by 2080 thanks to climate change, a new study says ...