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The regenerating axolotl: What can we learn from its giant genome?

New York Times | 
Scientists have decoded the genome of the axolotl, the Mexican amphibian with a Mona Lisa smile. It has 32 billion ...
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Personalized genetic tests might not help consumers make healthier choices

New York Times | 
Would knowing you are at high genetic risk for developing a disease like diabetes motivate you to live a healthier ...

Researchers find aspirin slows DNA changes that lead to cancer

New York Times | 
The use of aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs significantly reduces the risk for cancer, but no one has been ...

Efficacy of tobacco taxes tied to genes

New York Times | 
Tobacco use has declined sharply since the 1960s, but for the past 20 years about 20 percent of the population ...