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Viewpoint: Genetic intelligence tests are ‘worse than just wrong’

Atlantic | 
On a recent visit to [genetic data website] DNA.Land, I scanned down the list of traits they offered to tell ...
5-25-2018 MosaicArtOshkosh

Why can your DNA vary from cell to cell? Mosaicism is a ‘hidden mix of mutations’

New York Times | 
James Priest couldn’t make sense of it. He was examining the DNA of a desperately ill baby, searching for a ...
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‘Natural traveler’? Humans may not be responsible for sweet potato’s migration from South America to Pacific

New York Times | 
Of all the plants that humanity has turned into crops, none is more puzzling than the sweet potato. Indigenous people ...
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Unexplained ailments? Genetic mutations may be responsible

New York Times | 
Gregor Mendel discovered fundamental rules of genetics by raising pea plants. He realized that hidden factors — we now know ...
1-7-2018 protein

Designer proteins could help us fight flu, remove gluten from foods

New York Times | 
[Researchers have] been stumped by one great mystery: how the building blocks in a protein take their final shape. David ...
Are 'gene drive' trials too risky for field studies?

Are ‘gene drive’ trials too risky for field studies?

New York Times | 
In 2013, scientists discovered a new way to precisely edit genes — technology called Crispr... One of the more intriguing ...
NY Times' Carl Zimmer: CRISPR gene editing vital but offers ethical challenges

NY Times’ Carl Zimmer: CRISPR gene editing vital but offers ethical challenges

Aspen Ideas Festival | 
[Editor's Note: Carl Zimmer is a columnist at the New York Times, where his column "Matter" appears each week. He ...
10 more years: Men with this common gene mutation may live longer, grow taller

10 more years: Men with this common gene mutation may live longer, grow taller

New York Times | 
A common genetic mutation is linked to an increase in life span of about 10 years among men...The mutation, described ...
'Genome graph' offers way for scientists to map human gene pool

‘Genome graph’ offers way for scientists to map human gene pool

STAT | 
[I]t’s becoming painfully clear that the original method that scientists used to compare genomes to each other...is rapidly becoming obsolete ...
Human ancestors may have moved out of Africa in one single migration

Human ancestors may have moved out of Africa in one single migration

New York Times | 
Modern humans evolved somewhere in Africa roughly 200,000 years ago. But how did our species go on to populate the ...

Large genetic database reveals how our individual DNA differs

STAT | 
ExAC...is a compendium of genetic information that...[is] so big that it is giving scientists a much more realistic vision of ...
Video: DNA looks much different than what you might think

Video: DNA looks much different than what you might think

STAT | 
Biology textbooks like to depict DNA looking like an abstract spiral staircase, representing the classic double helix shape. However, real ...

Patients under hypnosis exhibit distinct patterns of brain activity

STAT | 
Psychiatrists have been using hypnosis on patients for decades — to help them reduce their pain or kick a smoking ...
Have media, scientists overstated what in biology epigenetics can explain?

Have media, scientists overstated what in biology epigenetics can explain?

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Epigenetic marks are undoubtedly ...

CRISPR can edit RNA, scientists report

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Just a few years ...
DNA unveils history of African American migration

DNA unveils history of African American migration

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The history of African-Americans ...

Geneticist uncovers history with human DNA

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. As a boy growing ...

What can a year in space do to your genes?

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. "I was a dorky ...
'Tree of Life' diagrams known evolutionary history of all life

‘Tree of Life’ diagrams known evolutionary history of all life

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A team of scientists ...

Meat eating may have driven evolution of tool use

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Scientists recently turned Harvard’s ...

Some ‘junk’ DNA more than just extra baggage in genome

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Some of our genes ...

What will it take for cancer ‘moonshot’ cure to become reality?

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. To anyone who follows ...

New antibiotics produced by surprisingly simple method

STAT | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Slava Epstein works in ...
With rise of agriculture came big changes in European genome

With rise of agriculture came big changes in European genome

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The agricultural revolution was ...

Ancient Alaskan children’s DNA tells story of earliest migration to America

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  In the Proceedings of ...

Elephants’ remarkable longevity hints at mechanisms for cancer resistance

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  In 1977, a University ...
'Stinky cheeses' made naturally from molds with genes from other species

‘Stinky cheeses’ made naturally from molds with genes from other species

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Many cheeses require a ...

Fetal cells stay in mom’s body long after pregnancy

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Recently, a team of ...