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Success for new embryonic genetic testing

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Doctors in London have reported the first pregnancy in Europe from a new IVF procedure that checks embryos for genetic disorders before they are ...

European scientists boycott Brain Project attempt to fit brain onto computer

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The world's largest project to unravel the mysteries of the human brain has been thrown into crisis with more than ...

Neanderthals not extinct from lack of smarts

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Scientists have concluded that Neanderthals were not the primitive dimwits they are commonly portrayed to have been. The view of ...

New evidence that being gay influenced by DNA

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A study of gay men in the US has found fresh evidence that male sexual orientation is influenced by genes ...

Jet lag and night shifts profoundly disrupt gene rhythm

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Researchers have found evidence that jet lag causes "profound disruption" to more than 1,000 genes, including many that are normally ...
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Using gene therapy, patients with rare sight disorders get vision partly restored

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Two men with progressive blindness have regained some of their vision after taking part in the first clinical trial of ...
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What genes make us human? Scientists have a list

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To figure out how humans rose to dominance in the ancient world, scientists are examining the genetic differences between humans ...
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DNA plays powerful role in how students do on exams

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A new study suggests that genetics may account for 58% of the difference between children's test scores. Will the finding ...
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Critics urge caution over UK genome project call for volunteers

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British researchers are looking for volunteers to have their genome sequenced and made publicly available; critics warn about the loss ...

Study identifies more Alzheimer’s genes

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Researchers have taken a major step towards understanding the causes of Alzheimer's disease with the largest study yet into the genetics of the disorder ...

New fossil suggest ancient human ancestors the same species: Homo erectus

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The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago in central Asia has ...

New H7N7 bird flu strain discovered that could pose threat to humans

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A new strain of bird flu that can infect and kill animals has been found in chickens at live poultry ...

Genetic map of cancer reveals trails of mutation that lead to disease

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The first detailed map of genetic faults that cause cancers was published on August 14, 2013. It offers profound insights ...
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New genome sequencing technique produces its first genetically-screened IVF baby

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The first IVF baby to screened using an inexpensive and fast genome sequencing procedure has been born in the US ...

Modern genetics reshapes the tree of life

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The following is an excerpt. Charles Darwin's "tree of life", which shows how species are related through evolutionary history, is ...
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Shakespeare and Martin Luther King demonstrate potential of DNA storage

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All 154 Shakespeare sonnets have been spelled out in DNA to demonstrate the vast potential of genetic data storageHis words ...

Promising trends for 2013: Genome editing and sequencing

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More than once last year, researchers described leaps in medical science that were so breathtaking, and held so much potential ...
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GM cow designed to produce milk without an allergy-causing protein

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A genetically modified cow whose milk lacks a substance that causes allergic reactions in people has been created by scientists ...

Scientists create map of human brain

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A comprehensive atlas of the adult human brain that reveals the activity of genes across the entire organ has been ...

Scientists to hunt for lifesaving information buried in cradle-to-grave data collected by doctors and hospitals

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A revolution in medical research in Britain is to give academics and the life sciences industry unparalleled access to the ...

The GM scientists’ risky strategy that won public support

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The phrase "Frankenfood" entered tabloid English at the turn of the last century when protesters, backed by the green movement, ...
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A chance to move the GM debate on

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Will something come of it after all? On Tuesday, crop scientists at one of Britain's leading agricultural centres pleaded with ...