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It’s time for a cancer genomics revolution

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Cancer genomics has produced some major successes; genetically tailored drugs are around the corner in the UK. But as this ...
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Anti-GMO fear of ‘foreign’ genes? Ferns are latest examples of ‘natural’ genetic modification

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Ag biotechnology opponents fret that transferring genes across species is "unnatural" and "dangerous." But it happens in nature--naturally. A study, ...
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Lab grown blood fit for human transfusion, a regenerative medicine first

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“We have made red blood cells that are fit to go in a person’s body," says Marc Turner, medical director ...
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Inner life of your cells is controlled chaos

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A new animated video sheds light on the jittery, jumbled inner lives of our cells. Carl Zimmer at the New ...
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Why embracing the “unnatural” can help us improve on—and preserve—nature

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Can we improve on nature? Yes, argues agronomist Andrew McGuire, but he's only talking about farming. I take his argument ...
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Embattled STAP stem cell researcher: I’m not guilty of miscounduct, technique works

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Stem cell scientist Haruko Obokata -- recently accused by her employer, Japan's prestigious RIKEN institute, of research misconduct -- has ...
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Greener paper through genetically engineered trees

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Genetically engineered trees are easier to process into pulp, making tree farming less resource-intensive. The same techniques could be adapted ...
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DNA nanorobots deliver medicine inside cockroaches, act like a computer

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"It's a computer -- inside a cockroach." So writes Sarah Spickernell in a fascinating account at New Scientist of DNA-based ...
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4 billionth acre of biotech crops about to be planted

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Fourth-generation family farmer muses on the soon-to-be-planted four billionth acre of biotech crops at Truth About Trade & Technology. What ...
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Modern genetics undermines neat boundaries of species

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Christopher Kemp at Popular Science shows us how genetics can turn one species of bat into seven, all from within ...
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Brain implants may help monitor neurological problems, address depression and Parkinson’s

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Helen Shen at Nature chronicles a new class of deep brain implant that not only helps treat Parkinson's but may, ...
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Ancient viral DNA may play key role in how human stem cells work

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A significant portion of our genetic material is comprised of holdovers from viral infections long ago. Now it seems like ...
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Breakthrough STAP stem cell researchers officially guilty of misconduct

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Earlier this year researchers at Japan's RIKEN institute announced a remarkably easy way to produce stem cells -- the holy ...
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MIT researchers use MRI to study genetic activity in brains

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MIT researchers have used genetic engineering and a bit of chemistry to make it possible, for the first time, to ...
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Breakthrough biology: First synthetic chromosome for yeast created, capping month of biotech innovations

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Scientists have created the first man-made chromosome for yeast, a landmark for synthetic biology that promises to push the boundaries ...
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Birth of ‘living materials’ at MIT combines synthetic biology, materials engineering

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Hot on the heels of the creation of bionic plants, MIT has announced the development of "living materials" using bacteria, ...
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Largest genome ever sequenced: Loblolly pine

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A new record: scientists successfully sequenced the genome of the loblolly pine, a 100-foot-tall tree with 23 billion base pairs ...
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Revisiting the “gay gene” controversy: Homosexuality is only a disorder if society makes it one

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Earlier this year, findings shared at the annual AAAS meeting triggered a firestorm of "gay gene" headlines and reactionary op-eds ...
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Honoring of Green Revolution’s Norman Borlaug ignites ideological skirmishes

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Today would have been Norman Borlaug's 100th birthday. As the father of the Green Revolution he is credited with saving ...
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Your genes give you a unique world of smells–1.7 trillion scents

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Humans can distinguish between 1.7 trillion smells on average. Ed Yong blogs about it at National Geographic, revealing in the ...
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Bill Nye isn’t really an anti-GMO guy

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The Physics Police blog uncovered an episode of Bill Nye's "Eye of Nye" from 2005 in which Nye might be ...
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Transhumanism in the crosshairs: The dark side of radical longevity

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Will the radical longevity promised by futurists like J. Craig Venter allow us to create hell on earth, intentionally or ...
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Chicken genomes and human history: What can the DNA of our animal associates can reveal about our past?

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A new study uses chicken genetics to poke holes in the theory that Polynesians reached South America before Europeans. It ...
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The selfish gene debate: The power of stories in science and society

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Science writer David Dobbs wrote an article late last year calling for a new narrative to help us understand evolution ...
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‘Fat gene’ stands falsely accused, offers lesson in gene-gene interactions

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For much of the last decade, a gene called FTO has been touted as a 'fat gene'. Now it seems ...
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Teen identifies rare mutation in her own cancer, champions new age of open-access genetics

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Elana Simon, an 18-year-old high school student, has published a "groundbreaking" genetic study of her own rare cancer in Science ...
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Was Lamarck right? Epigenetic research suggests we might inherit learned traits. But how?

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It seems almost certain that epigenetic effects -- an annotation to DNA that changes how genes are expressed -- can ...
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Largest-ever virus discovered in (and revived from) 30,000-year-old permafrost

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A record-setting little giant---the biggest virus ever discovered---has been revived from 30,000-year-old Siberian permafrost with little more than a thaw ...