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Podcast: From Philadelphia to Baltimore—Tales of Chromosomes, Cancer Cells and Henrietta Lacks

In this episode we’re taking a road trip from Philadelphia to Baltimore, exploring stories of chromosomal cut-and-paste, cancer cures and ...
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Identical sex chromosomes could be key to a long life

When 109-year-old Jessie Gallan was asked about the secret to her long life, she replied “staying away from men.” Other ...
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‘Huge step’ for synthetic biology: CRISPR upgrade allows editing of larger genome fragments ‘with ease’

Imagine a word processor that allowed you to change letters or words but balked when you tried to cut or ...
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Podcast: That weird time in history when humans had 24 pairs of chromosomes

Everyone knows that humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes. But if you'd looked at a textbook in the 1940s, the ...