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‘Master gene’ makes mouse brain look more human

Emily Underwood | 
In the cartoon series named after them, Pinky and the Brain, two laboratory mice genetically enhanced to increase their intelligence plot ...

Synthetic biology device called first of its kind

Robert Service | 
For the first time, synthetic biologists have created a genetic device that mimics one of the widgets on which all ...

‘Language gene’ more active in young girls

Michael Balter | 
The following is an excerpt. Despite recent progress toward sexual equality, it's still a man's world in many ways. But ...