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Squids’ ability to edit their own RNA could lead to human disease treatments

Wired | 
For nearly every animal on Earth, any changes made to the DNA are transmitted from the cell nucleus by messenger ...
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3D bioprinting custom-fit spinal cord implants

Wired | 
The latest step toward 3D-printed replacements of failed human parts comes from a team at UC San Diego. It has ...
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The next food revolution: Brought to you by CRISPR gene editing

National Geographic | 
Crispr has the potential to boost yields, disease resistance, and taste, and even tackle allergens like gluten. It could radically ...
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Future Olympic athletes could be required to have their entire DNA sequenced to test for ‘gene doping’

Wired | 
For years, the World Anti-Doping Agency has considered requiring all Olympic athletes to submit copies of their genetic code. It ...

World needs international agreement on genome editing regulations

Wired | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  The ability to edit a ...

Proposed biotech reactor would produce enough fake meat to feed small town

Discovery | 
The movement to sell locally sourced, artisanal food and drink has picked up steam in recent years as many consumers ...

Genetics make some people more vulnerable to repetitive brain injury

Washington Post | 
Scientists studying head injuries have found something surprising: Genes may make some people more susceptible to concussion and trauma than ...
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