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Gene-edited disease-resistant animals could reduce poverty in Africa’s most vulnerable communities

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A researcher in Edinburgh is leading efforts to develop gene-edited farm animals for poor farmers in Africa. Prof Appolinaire Djikeng ...
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Genetically modified chickens lay cancer-treating eggs

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Researchers have genetically modified chickens that can lay eggs that contain drugs for arthritis and some cancers. The drugs are ...
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Scientists engineer chickens to make cancer drugs—10 times cheaper to produce than factory-made medicines

BBC | 
Researchers have genetically modified chickens that can lay eggs that contain drugs for arthritis and some cancers. The drugs are ...

Fish feed enhanced with omega-3 oil? UK scientists developing more nutritious food for farmed salmon

BBC | 
Researchers .... are giving farmed salmon feed made from genetically modified crops. The aim of the scientific trial is to ...
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If we can keep bodiless brains alive, do they deserve special protection?

BBC News | 
Researchers at Yale University have restored circulation to the brains of decapitated pigs, and kept the organs alive for several ...

Earliest known ancestor of humans: 540-million-year-old fossil unearthed

BBC | 
Researchers have discovered the earliest known ancestor of humans - along with a vast range of other species. They say ...
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Royal Society: Europe needs to rethink policies on GMOs

BBC | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Prof Venki Ramakrishnan said ...

Sights set on CRISPR as potential tool in treating genetic diseases

BBC | 
Astra Zeneca has announced a research programme to develop a generation of medicines to treat the genetic causes of many ...

DNA study suggests hunting did not kill off mammoth

BBC News | 
Researchers have found evidence to suggest that climate change, rather than humans, was the main factor that drove the woolly ...

Some DNA ancestry services akin to ‘genetic astrology’

BBC | 
The following is an edited excerpt. An increasing number of companies are offering to profile the genetic history of individuals ...
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