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What makes something funny? Genetics almost certainly plays a role

Genetic Literacy Project | 
What we find funny can differ wildly from person to person. And scientists have found that genetics plays at least ...
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Is love a mystery of the heart? Or hard-wired in our genes?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Scientists have identified a number of genetic markers that 'code' humans for attraction--genes for intelligence, subtle human body odors, height ...
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Gene editing tool conundrum: CRISPR competitor NgAgo challenged over unreproducible results

Genetic Literacy Project | 
A Chinese biologist raised the hopes of the scientific community when he announced the discovery of a gene editing tool ...
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Mystery of rare diseases: Why diagnoses remain elusive

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Milo Loretzen is one of only three people in the world known to have been diagnosed with a mutation in ...
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Why racial diversity in genetics studies matters in patient care

Genetic Literacy Project | 
DNA is approximately 99.5 percent similar across all humans. But there are key differences in that remaining half percent. Those ...
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Why there is no male version of ‘the pill’

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The search for an effective male contraceptive drug has experienced a setback. An ethics committee prematurely ended a clinical trial ...
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