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Trouble dragging yourself to the gym? It could be your genes

It’s long been thought that some people find exercising easier than others. While some will happily jog off to the ...
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Bill Gates: AI, gene editing could help us reach global health goals ‘exponentially’ faster

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has been working to improve the state of global health through his nonprofit foundation for 20 ...
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‘Expanding the capabilities of the human body’: Russian biohackers turn to implants, supplements and extreme exercise

Gripping a scalpel, Vladislav Zaitsev makes an incision in the fold of skin between his client's thumb and index finger ...
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Genetic mutations may provide natural defense against Alzheimer’s

A set of genetic mutations may protect against Alzheimer’s, research suggests. The memory-robbing disease is poorly understood, with few known ...
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If we started again from scratch, would life on Earth evolve the same way?

Evolution is often seen as a mysterious process, but it’s actually predictable, and if life on Earth evolved again it ...
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Are we ignoring ‘staggering risks’ of human gene editing, including a wider gap between haves and have nots?

Biologists recently revealed a new form of the gene-editing tool known as Crispr that allows researchers to make precise changes ...