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Why cancer research should focus more on African genomes

Newsweek | 
In the past, African patients have had poor access to medical advances, even as scientists use them as research subjects ...
Video: Amazing replication of a single DNA shows randomness of genetics

Video: Amazing replication of a single DNA shows randomness of genetics

Newsweek | 
Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have just reported a small but significant accomplishment: catching the replication of a ...
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Will toxin-blocking biotech corn help win over skeptics of genetic engineering?

Newsweek | 
Aflatoxin is a well-known global health threat. This poison, produced by the Aspergillus fungus, is common in corn, wheat, rice ...

Will patent disputes over who ‘discovered’ CRISPR gene editing slow development of gene therapies?

Newsweek | 
[Editor's note: Excerpts are from an interview with Jennifer Doudna, one of the discoverers of the revolutionary CRISPR gene-editing technology. The ...

Information from genetic tests for cancer not always useful for patient

Scientific American | 
Genetic tests for cancer have come a long way since they first entered the clinic...Yet many patients learn that their ...
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Does finding cancer mutations lead to cures?

Slate | 
We don't have drugs to treat most cancer mutations. So how does hunting for mutations help? ...
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