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Swiss scientists spent 78% of research funds on security

Jop de Vrieze | 
The Swiss government will create a permanently protected area on federal land for experiments with genetically modified (GM) crops. The ...
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X chromosome may control male fertility

Elizabeth Pennisi | 
Researchers have found that the X (i.e."female") chromosome contains scores of genes that define male-only traits ...

Iceland denies DNA data mining of country’s genealogical records

Jocelyn Kaiser | 
The following is an excerpt. deCODE Genetics, the company known for mining the DNA of Iceland's population to find links ...

Japan to relax ban on chimeric embryo experiments

Dennis Normile | 
The following is an edited excerpt. A scientist pioneering research toward generating human organs in pigs has cleared one hurdle ...
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Japan reconsiders chimeric experiments

Dennis Normile | 
Japan is considering relaxing restrictions on the production of chimeric animals for sake of trying to grow viable human organs ...

Q&A: David Altshuler on how to share millions of human genomes

The following is an edited excerpt. To fully understand the role of human genetic variation and its role in disease, ...

Q&A: David Altshuler on how to share millions of human genomes

The following is an edited excerpt. To fully understand the role of human genetic variation and its role in disease, ...

Q&A: David Altshuler on how to share millions of human genomes

The following is an edited excerpt. To fully understand the role of human genetic variation and its role in disease, ...

Q&A: David Altshuler on how to share millions of human genomes

Jocelyn Kaiser | 
The following is an edited excerpt. To fully understand the role of human genetic variation and its role in disease, ...

Q&A: David Altshuler on how to share millions of human genomes

The following is an edited excerpt. To fully understand the role of human genetic variation and its role in disease, ...

Genomics impact on U.S. economy approaches $1 trillion

Elizabeth Pennisi | 
The following is an excerpt. Despite a slow economy, business in genomics has boomed and has directly and indirectly boosted ...

Warding off the flu with gene therapy

Jon Cohen | 
The following is an excerpt. In 2009, a global collaboration of scientists, public health agencies, and companies raced to make ...

Italy: Parliament approves stem cell testing

Laura Margottini | 
The following is an excerpt. A controversial Italian stem cell therapy that scientists say is unproven will undergo its first ...

Long-running stem cell lobbying group ending

Jocelyn Kaiser | 
The following is an edited excerpt. In a sign of how much the controversy over human embryonic stem cells has ...

Ancient DNA found hidden below sea floor

Traci Watson | 
The following is an excerpt of a longer story. Find a link to the full story below. In the middle ...

Scientists clash over future of GM crops in India

Pallava Bagla | 
The following is an excerpt. Science sought to shed light on the issues and future of GM food crops in ...

Chinese H7N9 virus making its way to labs around the world

Kai Kupferschmidt, Martin Enserink | 
The following is an excerpt. The new H7N9 avian influenza strain that surfaced in China recently is now making its ...

Telomeres linked to death risk in data from largest U.S. “biobank”

Jocelyn Kaiser | 
Researchers who have assembled a trove of genetic and medical data on 100,000 northern Californians unveiled their initial findings here ...

Animal rights activists challenge patents on genetically engineered chimps

Kai Kupferschmidt | 
Animal rights activists in Germany are contesting three patents on genetically engineered chimpanzees granted this year by the European Patent ...

Controversy over scientists plan to map and make public extended family’s genome

Emily Underwood | 
Not as many people around the world cared about the genes of Manuel Corpas and his family as he had ...