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DNA sequencing as standard preventative care. Are we there yet?

Geisinger doctors will soon start offering patients DNA sequencing as part of routine preventative care, the Danville, Pennsylvania-based health system's ...
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Is epigenetics the ‘secret superpower’ of invasive species?

Due to the small numbers that are introduced, invasive species experience a genetic bottleneck that results in low levels of ...
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Can CRISPR and gene editing save our ‘devastated’ coral reefs?

Coral reefs have been devastated in recent decades by "bleaching" events caused by overheating oceans and other factors that kill off ...
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Viewpoint: Universe started with a bang, will end with a frigid ‘slow, gradual death’

When will our universe reach the point of maximum entropy? And what other possibilities exist for our universe in the ...
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Was the EPA right not to ban the crop pesticide chlorpyrifos?

The EPA decision allowing farmers to continue using the popular pesticide chlorpyrifos has drawn both praise and scorn, each side ...