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bridging the gaps

DNA sequencing for mass data collection may lower consumer costs to zero

A well-organized, highly curated database of genetic data from millions of people is a potential goldmine for drug company researchers ...

Gene editing could end cruelty to dehorned dairy cows–unless GMO opponents derail it

Mother Jones | 
Most of the roughly 9 million dairy cows in the United States have been dehorned—with an iron, clippers, or caustic ...

Creativity more imitation than innovation

Aeon | 
In today’s world, inventors are our heroes and our saviours – the geniuses who keep the world economy surging forward, ...

Most mutations in the human genome are recent and probably harmful

Discover | 
We really are a mutant race. Our genomes are strewn with millions of rare gene variations, the result of the ...
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