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Infographic: How do urban environments drive genetic change?

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Air pollution may favor the adaptation of organisms to become more stress-resistant than their rural counterparts. There is some evidence ...
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Immunotherapy more effective in patients with more cancer mutations, study shows

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The number of mutations in a tumor’s genome may predict how well a patient will benefit from treatment with immune ...
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Urbanization is a ‘massive unplanned experiment’: How cities affect evolution

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[C]ities are having profound effects on their animal and plant residents. Globally, about 0.5 percent of Earth’s land area is ...
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Bee-friendly pesticides? Protein discovery could lead to less toxic neonicotinoid insecticides

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[S]tudies have shown that not all the compounds are equally toxic to [honeybees], suggesting that there might be variation in ...
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Transgenic silkworms engineered to spin tough-fiber spider silk

In Jon Rice’s office is a small incubator full of tiny insect eggs—one of many such incubators kept at Kraig ...
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Data storage may be coming to a molecule near you

[George Church] and two Harvard colleagues translated an HTML draft of a 50,000-word book on synthetic biology, coauthored by Church, ...

Synthetic tissue transmits electrical signals, like neurons

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Researchers at the University ...

Epigenetic inheritance may contribute to diabetes risk

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. While scientists have identified ...