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Eggs in IVF treatments need both nature and nurture

Sarah Knapton | 
Nurture is as important as nature when it comes to IVF, scientists have found, after showing that the chemical 'soup' ...
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UK experts’ recommendation could make three-parent babies more common

Sarah Knapton | 
Three-parent babies could finally be born in Britain next year after a panel set up by the fertility watchdog to ...
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People genetically sensitive to bitter taste may ingest twice as much salty foods

Henry Bodkin | 
An unhealthy taste for salty foods is the fault of nature rather than nurture, new research suggests. People with with ...
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Post Brexit Britain could become major grower of GMO crops, bucking Europe

Michael Wilkinson | 
Genetically modified crops will be grown across England after Britain pulls out of the European Union, under plans being drawn ...
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Live mice created from artificial eggs for first time

Sarah Knapton | 
Scientists in Japan proved it is possible to take tissue cells from the tail of a mouse, reprogrammed them as stem ...

Cheap gene test may identify heart attack risk years in advance

Laura Donnelly | 
A £50 [or roughly $65] genetic test could identify people at risk of a heart attack decades in advance, and ...
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Gene editing could allow for hunting instinct to be removed from cats

Henry Bodkin | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The days of the ...

Claims organic food better for health, animals, planet ‘marketing hype’

Bjørn Lomborg | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . . [E]verywhere ...

‘New era of medicine?’ First children cured of genetic diseases with gene therapy

Sarah Knapton | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. British doctors have cured ...
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Food sustainability expert says organic crops no healthier, have lower yields, waste land

Sarah Knapton | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Organic food is not better than ...

Can dead brains be brought back to life? We may soon find out

Sarah Knapton | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A groundbreaking trial to ...

Gay couple’s custody battle in Thailand raises ethical concerns over surrogacy

Ruth Sherlock | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A gay couple is going ...

New improved IVF procedure can put end to ‘test tube’ babies

Sarah Knapton | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The end of the ...

Ebola-linked death causes new concern in recovering Sierra Leone

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Sierra Leone's government has ...
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Genetically engineered ‘muscley’ dogs bred in China

Madhumita Murgia | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Two beagle puppies called ...

No IQ boost from breastfeeding, according to new study

Laura Donnelly | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Breastfeeding does not improve ...

Europe votes to ban cloning due to animal welfare concerns

Pete Wedderburn | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  The EU Parliament voted ...

‘Natural’ IVF simpler, possibly safer than conventional method

Ruth Wood | 
More than five million people worldwide born through IVF since the arrival in 1978 of the world’s first “test tube” ...

Failed GMO wheat trial only fits anti-GMO narrative if you don’t understand science

Michael Hanlon | 
Back in 2012, a group of clueless protesters tried to disrupt a trial of genetically-modified wheat, which was taking place ...

Moms’ genes pass fatal flaws onto sons more than daughters

Laura Donnelly | 
Men are doomed by their mothers - because women pass on genetic flaws which may explain why males die sooner, ...
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Former UK Greenpeace chief says anti-GMO campaigners “morally unacceptable”

Christopher Hope | 
Campaigning against the use of Genetically Modified crops in Britain is “morally unacceptable”, according to the former head of the ...
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Should donor-conceived children have legal right to know biological parents?

Olivia Gordon | 
Joanna Rose’s father, if he is still alive, would be perfectly within his rights to refuse to have anything to ...
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Rules force British organic farmers to use homeopathic remedies on their animals

Sarah Knapton | 
British organic farmers are being forced to treat their livestock with homeopathic remedies under European Commission rules branded ‘scientifically illiterate’ ...
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First IVF baby in Europe born with DNA selected to eliminate muscular dystrophy risk

Sarah Knapton | 
The first baby has been born in Europe from a new IVF procedure that checks embryos for devastating genetic disorders ...

GMO plant oil could be healthy, sustainable alternative for feeding salmon

Sarah Knapton | 
Genetically modified plants created by British scientists to contain health boosting Omega-3 have been declared a safe alternative to fish ...
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New EU GMO approval system could open door to Britain, other countries approving more GE crops

Geoffrey Lean | 
You could call it a victory for common sense. The European Parliament is expected to confirm an astonishing departure from ...
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Gene behind aggressive form of breast cancer identified

Sarah Knapton | 
Scientists have identified the gene behind one of most aggressive forms of breast cancer in a breakthrough which could bring ...

Your dog’s body language shows whether he hears your command

Sarah Knapton | 
If you are worried that your dog is not paying attention to what you are saying simply look at where ...