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Viewpoint: Ethical arguments against gene-edited embryos will crumble as technology advances

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[Editor's note: Michael White is a genetics professor at Washington University in St. Louis.] [S]cientists have developed an easy way to ...
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Viewpoint: Inequality rooted in social conditions not biology

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[Editor's note: Michael White is a professor of genetics at Washington University in St. Louis.] America, we've had a long ...
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Precision and personalized medicine will fail if lack of racial diversity in genetic studies persists

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The next big thing in medicine is supposed to be precision medicine ...[But we] have a big problem: Our genetic studies ...

GMOs can address animal welfare, environmental, ethical challenges

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[H]orns are dangerous, to both farmers and other cows. And so, for safety, millions of calves are de-horned each year, using a ...

Slavery, discrimination profoundly impacted DNA of African-Americans

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Understanding the connection between ...

Is the human gene pool in danger?

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Should we worry about ...

Electronic health records expanding research in medicine, human evolution

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Recently, scientists published yet ...

How much of a mutant are you?

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Though we should certainly ...
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Genetically modified microbes can be made into tiny drug factories

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  In a paper out ...

Genetically modifying crops to improve photosynthesis could boost yields

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion, and analysis. Unless we increase the ...

What does it matter if there are non-coding regions of DNA?

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John Brockman, the publisher and science impresario who runs the online science and culture salon Edge.org, has asked his provocative, ...

We made love, not war, with Neanderthals

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What does it mean to be part Neanderthal? We’ve known since 2010 that if you have any non-African ancestry you ...
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FDA backs genetic screening, but struggles against ‘wild west’ of consumer genomics

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The FDA's tussle with personal genetics company 23andMe may make the headlines. But in many other ways the agency is ...

Do we need to be protected from our genomes?

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The Food & Drug Administration provoked a furious controversy when it recently ordered the personal genetics company 23andMe to stop ...

Whole genome sequencing at birth might change everything

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The National Institutes of Health recently funded BabySeq, a project to sequence the genomes of several hundred newborns and determine ...
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How climate change is causing species to evolve

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Researchers in the new field of "landscape genetics" find that global warming is causing effects that spur species to evolve ...

Wait, could we make a computer out of our DNA?

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It's easy to miss the amazing natural computing power of living things. Our brains recognize faces with a facility that ...

Your genome is a post-apocalyptic wasteland

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Contrary to what you may have heard, your genome is not a highly sophisticated, finely tuned data storage and processing ...

No scientific debate over GM food safety

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It’s no secret that people are nervous about foods made from genetically modified organisms. A July Gallup poll found that 48 percent ...

We still don’t know why we look like our parents

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Today, we take it as given that children have inherited genes from their parents, but the idea that parents pass ...

Be a good kid and eat your GE vegetables

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The following is an edited excerpt. Foods made with genetically modified organisms (GMO) are called a lot of things, but ...

Be a good kid and eat your GM vegetables

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The following is an excerpt. Foods made with genetically modified organisms (GMO) are called a lot of things, but “healthier” ...

The threat of genome theft

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The following is an excerpt. Most of us occasionally worry that some online mishap, like a misreading of Facebook’s latest ...