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Another year, no CRISPR Nobel Prize

Aaron Dy | 
[Editor's note: Aaron Dy is a PhD student in biological engineering at MIT.] To most of us, the question for ...

Being obese doesn’t always mean you are metabolically unhealthy

Peter Janiszewski | 
To date, countless epidemiological studies have shown that as you move from a normal weight (BMI = 18.5-24.9 kg/m2) towards ...
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Is gene therapy research for single-gene diseases at risk under Trumpcare?

Ricki Lewis | 
[When] the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act of 2017,...DNA Science addressed the possibility of the AHCA forcing ...
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Is transgender identity linked to genetics?

Ricki Lewis | 
Sex is set, or “determined,” when an X chromosome from an egg finds itself in a nucleus with an X ...
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