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Can we eradicate malaria with promising new gene drive technique?

New York Times | 
Malaria is among the world’s worst scourges. In 2016 the disease, which is caused by a parasite and transmitted by ...
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CRISPR may allow us to choose the color of butterfly wings

New York Times | 
Only nature can paint the gorgeous colors and patterns on a butterfly’s wings. But scientists said... they have mastered the ...
MAMMOTH master

How the woolly mammoth met its end: DNA analysis reveals ‘genomic meltdown’

New York Times | 
In an island north of the eastern tip of Siberia, a small group of woolly mammoths became the last survivors ...
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Genetic engineering successfully reverses aging in mice, rejuvenating organs

New York Times | 
At the Salk Institute in La Jolla, Calif., scientists are trying to get time to run backward. Biological time, that ...

Gene drive technique aims to control mosquito, pest populations

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Biologists in the United ...
duchenne muscular dystrophy

Gene editing propels search for Duchenne muscular dystrophy cure

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. After decades of disappointingly ...
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International CRISPR summit ends in human genome editing slow down

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. An international group of ...
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Geneticists aim to eradicate malaria with genetically engineered mosquitoes

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In a basement on ...

Wade responds to racial controversy over his book ‘A Troublesome Inheritance’

Huffington Post | 
hree attacks on my book A Troublesome Inheritance have appeared on The Huffington Post's blog this month. For readers puzzled ...
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Genetic Atlas: Human history of moving around and fooling around

New York Times | 
New statistical approaches are giving us our first real shot at pulling apart the genome to see when human populations ...
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Gene sleuths find how some naturally resist cholera

New York Times | 
Researchers found that people of the Ganges Delta have adapted genetically to withstand cholera and arsenic ...

Fish’s DNA may explain how fins turned to feet

New York Times | 
The following is an excerpt. In the hope of reconstructing a pivotal step in evolution — the colonization of land ...