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Video: How is lab-grown meat made—and can it overcome the ‘ick factor’?

Food scientists and startups are trying to make meat more ethically appealing by growing it — cell by cell — ...

Gene drives and eliminating invasive pests without bloodshed

Emma Marris | 
[Researcher Karl Campbell is] using a fiercely potent poison for the complete obliteration of rats on a 70-square-mile Galapagos island ...
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Future Olympic athletes could be required to have their entire DNA sequenced to test for ‘gene doping’

Eric Niiler | 
For years, the World Anti-Doping Agency has considered requiring all Olympic athletes to submit copies of their genetic code. It ...
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Finding a CRISPR delivery route in humans is the hard part

Megan Molteni | 
Crispr, the promising new gene editing technology, promises to eradicate the world of human suffering—but for all the hype and hope, it hasn’t ...
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Using DNA to store data? US defense agency DARPA is trying

Megan Molteni | 
[T]he Department of Defense agency tasked with funding science’s most far-out hopes has begun investing millions in discovering radical, non-binary ...

Looming storage crisis: Where will we keep all of our DNA data?

Jonathan Heusel, Neil Richards | 
Major advances in DNA-sequencing technology and its commercial development have driven down the time and cost of sequencing a human ...
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‘Organic GMOs’: Pamela Ronald and Raoul Adamchak on how genetic engineering can reduce pesticide use and protect the environment

Ferris Jabr | 
[Genetic engineering] is a powerful tool that can help us farm responsibly and sustainably by minimizing damage to the environment and ...
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Yeast-grown synthetic spider silk could be the next luxury fabric

Elizabeth Stinson | 
The elusive science behind crafting synthetic spider's silk is no longer elusive. In fact, it’s scalable enough that customers can ...

Video: Explaining CRISPR gene editing with a toy train

Megan Molteni | 
When people refer to Crispr, they're probably talking about Crispr-Cas9, a complex of enzymes and genetic guides that together finds ...

Fighting aging: Mutation found in Amish population adds 10 years to lifespan

Matthew Reynolds | 
New research now shows that some humans possess a genetic equivalent to [an anti-aging] drug. A small number of Amish people in ...
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Android intimacy: Drawing the line between science and human

Alex Mar | 
Today, the technical ability to produce a robot that truly looks and moves and speaks like a human remains well ...
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John Deere acquires precision ag technology that could reduce pesticide use by 90 percent

Tom Simonite | 
Tractor giant John Deere just spent $305 million to acquire a startup that makes robots capable of identifying unwanted plants, ...

GMO nitrogen-fixing microbes could one day help plants fertilize themselves

Megan Molteni | 
Peanuts, peas, and many types of beans are climate-friendly because they basically make their own fertilizer. They play host to ...

23andMe chasing Parkinson’s clues through genomic data mining

Megan Molteni | 
In 2015, 23andMe began inking lucrative research agreements with pharma giants like Genentech and Pfizer, in addition to launching its own R&D ...
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Male scientists can help fix STEM gender biases–why don’t they?

Alison Coil | 
A vast literature of sociology research shows time after time, women in science are deemed to be inferior to men ...

We each have 3 billion base pairs in our genome. Artificial intelligence can help us sort it out.

Nick Stockton | 
Genes carry the information that make you you. So it's fitting that, when sequenced and stored in a computer, your ...
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Gene-swapping cheese microbes could provide clues to antibiotic resistance in humans

Menaka Wilhelm | 
You and your favorite cheese—whether it's cheddar, Wensleydale, or a good aged goat brie—have something in common: You’re both home to a ...

‘Mosquito factory’ churns out sterile males produced without genetic modification to fight Zika

Megan Molteni | 
100,000 live mosquitoes, all male, all incapable of producing offspring [are released daily in Fresno, California]. … Though counterintuitive, the ...
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Carnivores beware: Meat allergies skyrocketing thanks to lone star tick

Megan Molteni | 
In the last decade and a half, thousands of previously protein-loving Americans have developed a dangerous allergy to meat. And ...

CRISPR needs ‘global consensus’ in fight to ameliorate diseases

Megan Molteni | 
[A]t WIRED’s 2017 Business Conference in New York, Jennifer Doudna said it was...Crispr custom-designed human offspring that made her take ...

How genetics helps make cows more profitable and environmentally friendly

Ellen Airhart | 
[J. P.] Brouwer, along with his father and two brothers at Sunalta Farms in central Alberta, runs the first commercial dairy ...

Sensationalism or news? Was journal right to publish CRISPR ‘off-target mutations’ study?

Megan Molteni | 
[When] doctors from Columbia, Stanford, and the University of Iowa published a one-page letter to the editor of Nature Methods describing...2,000 unintended ...
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CRISPR creator Jennifer Doudna warns gene editing may be going too fast

Anna Vlasits | 
Easy genetic modification could mean cures for cancer (yay!), kitty-sized pigs (squee!), and, yes, designer babies (ack). In her new ...
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Does US need a ‘biology strategy’ to ensure gene editing research proceeds ethically?

Amy Webb | 
With the arrival of the gene-editing technology Crispr, biology will soon converge with everyday medicine, big agriculture, and artificial intelligence ...
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GMO disease fighters: Zika-destroying GM mosquitoes may soon be joined by GM moths to quash cabbage and kale pest

Eric Niler | 
A half-inch-long moth that devours kale, broccoli, and Brussels sprouts may not inspire the same fear as a Zika-carrying mosquito, but ...
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Backward regulations may prevent Europe from ever benefiting from easy-to-develop disease-resistant tomatoes

Adam Rogers | 
Engineering a tomato resistant to a pernicious fungal disease doesn’t seem like it’d be the easiest part of a plant pathologist’s ...

‘Functionally’ extinct northern white rhino could be saved through genetic engineering

Nicola Davison | 
The last male northern white rhino has seen better days. At the advanced age of 43, arthritic in leg and ...

Dementia, Alzheimer’s linked to soda — and why you shouldn’t worry about it

Nick Stockton | 
If you didn’t know better, you’d think Alzheimer’s disease is the plot of a bad horror movie: A creeping silent killer steals ...