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GMO eggplant almost 100% effective against major pest

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The genetically modified eggplant ...

Gut bacteria determines colon cancer progression

Colorectal cancer develops in what is probably the most complex environment in the human body, a place where human cells ...

$1000 Genomes for $2000

Todd Smith | 
Illumina claimed they can achieve the $1000 genome at the annual JP Morgan investor conference when they introduced their new ...

Oh, no! GMOs are going to kill your babies and permanently change your gene expression!

David Gorski | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Heidi Stevenson amuses me. I know, I know, I’ve started a previous post with exactly ...

Insects shape the genetic landscape through plant defenses

The new study, involving aphids and the broccoli-like research plant Arabidopsis thaliana, provides the first measureable evidence that this selective ...
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‘Humanized’ mice advance study of rheumatoid arthritis

Researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine have developed the first animal model that duplicates the human response in ...

Parrot genomics: Genome sequencing of endangered bird

The international open-access journal GigaScience(a BGI and BioMed Central journal) announces the publication of a unique study providing the genome ...
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Mayo Clinic finds way to weed out problem stem cells, making therapy safer

Mayo Clinic researchers have found a way to detect and eliminate potentially troublemaking stem cells to make stem cell therapy ...