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Botched DNA forensic analyses land innocent people in prison

Martin Enserink | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. On 27 February, a ...

Microbes engineered to sniff out tumors and diabetes

Robert F. Service | 
Two groups of synthetic biologists seeking to repurpose living microbes for human benefit have reported genetically modifying bacteria to detect ...

‘European’ genetic traits evolved recently, spread rapidly over continent

Ann Gibbons | 
The origins of Europeans have come into sharp focus as researchers have sequenced the genomes of ancient populations, rather than ...

Real paleo human microbiome specially designed for hunter-gatherer diet

Ann Gibbons | 
Eat like a hunter-gatherer and you’ll be healthier—so goes the thinking behind so-called paleo diets. But a new study suggests ...
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