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The firms putting a copyright on cancer

Anjana Ahuja | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Myriad Genetics has, for decades, been seen as the symbol of genomic greed. Ever ...

UK Deputy Prime Minister: We should be cautious about GM food

Rowena Mason | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Nick Clegg, the deputy Prime Minister, said he had not "knowingly" fed his children ...

Stop GM and you’ll watch people die

Tony Trewavas | 
The following is an edited excerpt. In the 1950s, Norman Borlaug introduced new genes into wheat and rice that increased ...

Mending bones with magnetic stem cells

Richard Gray | 
The following is an excerpt. Scientists have developed an injectable gel containing stem cells that could be used to repair ...

Largest genetic study of developmental disorders in children underway in UK

Nick Collins | 
The following is an edited excerpt. By analyzing the genes of children with undiagnosed developmental disorders and those of their ...

GE purple tomato may help to fight cancer

Nick Collins | 
The following is an edited excerpt. British scientists have created purple tomatoes that appear to protect against cancer The GM ...

UK Telegraph: Promise of GE to feed the world is overblown

Geoffrey Lean | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Genetic modification has so far mainly been confined to developing crops that tolerate herbicides ...

“Dorian Gray” gene delays onset of aging

Alice Philipson | 
The following is an excerpt of a longer story. Find a link to the full story below. American researchers found ...

Scientists design ‘health and safety’ cow with no horns

Melanie Hall | 
The following is an excerpt. Researchers are using gene-editing techniques to insert a DNA patch into the genome of Holsteins, ...

Why we’re having less sex with our genetic relatives

Steve Jones | 
The following is an excerpt. Sir Thomas Beecham – always good for a quotation – once said that “everyone should ...

Genetic screening for cancer ‘within five years’

Nick Collins | 
The following is an excerpt. A major research drive involving more than 1,000 experts has revealed more than 80 genes ...

Three parents? Five parents? All that really matters is healthy babies

Anjana Ahuja | 
The following is an edited excerpt. If you are the parent of a baby with an incurable mitochondrial disease, each ...

Mice ‘cured’ of lung cancer with gene therapy

Nick Collins | 
The following is an excerpt. Mice with up to 200 tumours have been completely cured of lung cancer using a ...

DNA map to revolutionize cancer treatment in next five years

Stephen Adams | 
The following is an excerpt. All patients will soon have their tumour’s DNA, its genetic code, sequenced, enabling doctors to ...

Consumer DNA testing kits: The new front line of genetics

Philip Sherwell | 
For the price of a night out, individuals can learn key elements of their genetic composition, hence take life-saving treatment, ...
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We’ll see human cloning ‘within 50 years’

Nick Collins | 
Telegraph.co.ukHuman cloning 'within 50 years'Telegraph.co.ukSir John Gurdon, whose work cloning frogs in the 1950s and 60s led to the later ...

UK’s GM trials to go ahead next year

Louise Gray | 
Scientists will go ahead with plans to plant genetically modified (GM) crops in the UK next year, despite vandalism during ...

Speed up roll-out of GM crops, says British prime minister

Christopher Hope | 
Source – The Telegraph (UK) By Christopher Hope Date – Dec 10, 2012 Website – www.telegraph.co.uk European Union bureaucrats are ...
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UK food minister backs GM crops

James Kirkup, Robert Winnett | 
Telegraph.co.ukFood minister Owen Paterson backs GM cropsTelegraph.co.ukThe Coalition has so far allowed small-scale cultivation trials for GM food but its ...
Ethical implications of genetic screening: How far can we go?

Ethical implications of genetic screening: How far can we go?

Tom Chivers | 
Julian Savulescu, a professor of ethics at Oxford, has argued that we should be free to design our children's personality ...
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Is IQ in the genes? The PC hypocrisy of intelligence studies.

Michael Hanlon | 
In his new book, the brilliant psychologist James Flynn, of Otago University in New Zealand, has revealed that, for the ...

Science Minister: more focus needed on agricultural research, including GM

Nick Collins | 
Britain must place a renewed focus on agricultural research including GM projects, or risk falling behind other countries like Brazil, ...

Stem cells used to repair damaged eyes in world-first Aussie trial

A medical breakthrough by Australian scientists has shown how sheets of stem cells grown on contact lenses can repair damaged ...

Britain’s Green Party promotes anti-science zealotry

Tom Chivers | 
This is one of those agonised posts. I actually like the Green Party. My dad used to be, and may ...

Professor argues that people will starve to death because of anti-GM zealotry

Malcolm Elliot | 
In 1968 Paul Ehrlich wrote in his book The Population Bomb that “mass starvation” due to “burgeoning population growth” was ...
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