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Researchers retract study questioning long-term health of China’s controversial CRISPR babies

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A study that raised questions over the future health of the world’s first gene-edited babies has been retracted because of ...
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CRISPR creates ‘smart’ hydrogels that could lead to therapies capable of fighting multiple infections, diseases

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Is there anything CRISPR can’t do? Scientists have wielded the gene-editing tool to make scores of genetically modified organisms, as ...
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Who were the Denisovans? This Siberian cave could offer answers

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Samantha Brown didn’t have high hopes when she opened the ziplock bag containing some 700 shards of bone. It would ...
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UN rejects gene drive moratorium, but agrees to some limits

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Nations rejected a proposal to temporarily ban the release of organisms carrying gene drives — a genetic-engineering technology designed to ...
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DNA forensic analysis soon will be ‘vastly more powerful’—good for crime fighting, problematic for privacy

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Genetic sleuthing techniques that led to the arrest of a suspect in the infamous Golden State Killer case this year ...
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Archaeologist skeptics reject evidence humans settled Americas 130,000 years ago

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When researchers made the astonishing suggestion last year that early humans settled the Americas 100,000 years earlier than thought, they asked doubters ...
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Earliest human relative? Mystery and controversy surround 7-million-year-old femur

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When anthropologists meet in France at the end of January, one of the most provocative fossils in the study of ...
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Parkinson’s stem cell treatment shows promise in monkeys–human trials next

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Japanese researchers report promising results from an experimental therapy for Parkinson’s disease that involves implanting neurons made from ‘reprogrammed’ stem ...
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Doubts emerge about first ‘successfully cured’ CRISPR gene-edited human embryos

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Doubts have surfaced about a landmark paper claiming that human embryos were cleared of a deadly mutation using genome editing ...
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US national security advisors map plans to counter rogue gene drives

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The JASONs, a group of elite scientists that advises the US government on national security, has weighed in on issues ranging from cyber security to renewing America’s nuclear arsenal ...
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How evolution is dampening disease-fighting effectiveness of gene drives

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[Gene drives] can quickly disseminate genetic modifications in wild populations through an organism’s offspring, prompting some activists to call for ...
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Moratorium on gene drives rejected at UN biodiversity meeting despite protests from environmentalists

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World governments at a United Nations biodiversity meeting [on December 2016] rejected calls for a global moratorium on gene drives, ...
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Belgian lab tapping genetics of yeast to brew better beer

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Kevin Verstrepen’s lab meetings can be pretty boozy affairs. Twice a week, several members of his group at Belgium’s University ...

Human genetic evidence suggests agriculture invented twice

Nature | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Two Middle Eastern populations ...
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Hobbit’s ancestors found after more than a decade of searching

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. More than a decade ...
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Can IVF save white rhino from extinction?

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The northern white rhinoceros ...
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Sweden, UK, China move forward with human embryonic gene editing amid ethical concerns

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. At the Karolinska Institute ...
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How did scientists succeed in creating ‘minimal’ genome?

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Genomics entrepreneur Craig Venter ...
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Oldest discovered human DNA pushes back Neanderthal-modern human split

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Matthias Meyer has just ...

Ancient human species interbred extensively, new discovery shows

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The discovery of yet ...
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Error found in study of first ancient African genome may change story of early human migration

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. An error has forced ...

Gene edited mosquitoes could wipe out malaria forever

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Mutant mosquitoes engineered to ...

Black Death lurked in humans as early as Bronze age

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  The Black Death notoriously ...

Human migration to Asia much earlier than thought, newly discovered teeth reveal

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Teeth from a cave ...

New Ebola vaccine may reshape regulation of clinical drug trials

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When Ebola broke out in West Africa in December 2013, triggering the largest-ever epidemic of the disease, there was no ...

Small contributions from Neanderthals, Denosovans had huge influence on modern human genome

Nature | 
Our ancestors were not a picky bunch. Overwhelming genetic evidence shows that Homo sapiens had sex with Neander­thals, Denisovans and other archaic ...

Kennewick Man’s genome to solve long dispute over remains

Nature | 
The genome of a famous 8,500-year-old North American skeleton, known as Kennewick Man, shows that he is closely related to ...
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Early Europeans closer to Neanderthals than expected

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One of Europe’s earliest known humans had a close Neanderthal ancestor: perhaps as close as a great-great-grandparent. The finding, announced ...