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Could we artificially create mutations that might aid cells in battling cancer?

Jordana Cepelewicz | 
The scientific challenge has not just been to demonstrate convincingly that harsh environments cause nonrandom mutations. It has also been ...
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Did life start with the simple division of droplets in Earth’s primordial soup?

Natalie Wolchover | 
A collaboration of physicists and biologists in Germany has found a simple mechanism that might have enabled liquid droplets to ...

Analysis finds Neanderthal genome ‘less fit’ than humans, likely contributed to their demise

Emily Singer | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Interbreeding with Neanderthals was ...

Genes’ mechanisms for protein production called into question

Veronique Greenwood | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The millimeter-long roundworm Caenorhabditis ...

How do new genes arise within genome?

Emily Singer | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Genes, like people, have ...

Individuality might be a measureable genetic trait

Emily Singer | 
Benjamin de Bivort's lab at Harvard University is Groundhog Day for fruit flies. In de Bivort’s version, a fly must choose to ...