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The human protein that might explain who’s most at risk from Covid-19

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The earliest clinical data out of China showed that some [COVID-19 patients] consistently fared worse than others, notably men, the ...
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On the front lines fighting the coronavirus: I took a COVID-19 contact tracing course

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In the Before Times, there were only about 2,200 contact tracers for the whole US, according to the Association of ...
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‘Microbe maps’: Swabbing subways, ATMs and park benches to find coronavirus hot spots

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Nearly a decade ago, after watching his young daughter lick a pole in a subway car, computational biologist Christopher Mason ...
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Predicting the next coronavirus outbreak by mining genetic databases

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Search “coronavirus” on GenBank, a public repository for genomes, and today you’ll find more than 35,000 sequences. Alpaca coronaviruses. Hedgehog coronaviruses ...
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3D-printed plastic bunny contains its own blueprint coded in synthetic DNA

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The kumquat-sized bunny, cute as it may be, isn’t a toy or a good luck charm. But if you cut ...
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How well-intentioned research into ‘gay genes’ spawned controversial DNA screening app

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A giant collection of carefully cataloged genomes, called the UK Biobank, was about to become available to researchers. … To [researcher ...
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Brazil plan to breed gene-edited dairy cattle on hold after bacterial DNA found in animal’s genome

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Up until a few months ago, Brazil was all set to create the country’s first herd of genetically dehorned dairy ...
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Calling for a halt to gene-edited babies, World Health Organization stops short of ‘all-out moratorium’

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The world’s largest public health authority has weighed in with the most authoritative statement yet on the use of Crispr ...
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Lone Star tick is notorious for making people allergic to red meat. It may also carry deadly Bourbon virus.

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Scientists know almost nothing about how Bourbon virus behaves or how it got here or where it will show up ...
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Congress considers allowing gene patents to keep pace with Chinese innovations

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In 2013, the Supreme Court unanimously struck down patents on two human genes—BRCA1 and BRCA2—associated with breast and ovarian cancers ...
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Boutique startups give fertility treatments a ‘luxury’ makeover

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[There’s a] growing world of boutique egg-freezing operations Instagrammable enough for their majority-millennial clientele. Take Trellis, a “women’s fertility studio,” ...
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How a genetically modified virus saved this teenager’s life

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In October 2017, Graham Hatfull received an urgent email from across the pond. A microbiologist colleague ... was desperately looking ...
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Can genetics help explain why some people make more money than others?

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The UK Biobank is the single largest public genetic repository in the world... . But when David Hill, a statistical ...
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Is there such a thing as too much prenatal genetic information?

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[P]renatal whole-genome sequencing is [not] commercially available yet (though it’s definitely coming). But what is available is something called noninvasive ...
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When birth control fails: Genetic mutation can make the pill less effective

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For nearly 60 years, hormonal contraceptives have freed women from their own biology. ... But no form of hormonal birth control—pill, patch, ...
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When targeting diseases, how worried should we be about CRISPR’s potential for gene-editing errors?

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Of all the big, world-remaking bets on the genome-editing tool known as Crispr, perhaps none is more tantalizing than its ...
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First clinical trials for controversial ‘3-parent’ fertility treatment begin

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[A] 32-year-old Greek woman, who’d previously undergone two operations for endometriosis and four unsuccessful cycles of IVF, once again returned ...
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Why genealogy tests will ‘send a lot more people to jail’ in 2019

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In April [2018], a citizen scientist named Barbara Rae-Venter used a little-known genealogy website called GEDMatch to help investigators find a man ...
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‘Human gene-editing scandal’: Should rogue scientist’s work be published?

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How do you handle the data of a scientist who violates all the norms of his field? … On the one hand, you ...
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Genome surgeons target genetic disease at the source

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[Delaney Van Riper] was born with a rare genetic disease called Charcot-Marie-Tooth, or CMT, which is slowly eroding her nerve cells’ ...
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Diagnosing rare infectious diseases with genetic sequencing

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Early last spring, as flu season hit its peak, a woman checked into a Houston hospital with all the familiar ...
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DNA testing boom drives demand for genetic counselors

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[W]ith precision medicine going mainstream and an explosion of apps piping genetic insights to your phone from just a few teaspoons of spit, ...
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Using CRISPR to build a ‘massive library’ of tools to cure genetic disease

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In the past few years, [David] Liu’s become one of the most brightly-shining luminaries in the rapidly advancing field of gene ...
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Will CRISPR gene editing disrupt or perpetuate global health and medical social inequalities?

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On [June 3 and 4], hundreds of scientists, industry folk, and public health officials from all over the world filled ...
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Ingestible digital pills use bioluminescent bacteria to sense stomach bleeding

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Ingestible sensors—pill-sized electronics that ping your smartphone with data after you pop and swallow—have started to arrive on the market. They ...
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ChatterBaby app wants to use artificial intelligence to diagnose autism through irregular baby cries

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[B]y the time [Ariana] Anderson’s third kid came along, the UCLA computational neuropsychologist realized she had become fluent in baby ...
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CRISPR may turn biology into the next Silicon Valley-like digital platform

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Crispr, the powerful gene-editing tool, is revolutionizing the speed and scope with which scientists can modify the DNA of organisms, including ...
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What’s CRISPR? Here’s a primer on the powerful gene-editing tool

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If you’re asking, “what’s Crispr?” the short answer is that it’s a revolutionary new class of molecular tools that scientists ...