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Exploring the havoc that can be unleashed by consumer ancestry tests

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On what fraction of a human genome do the consumer DNA companies base these deductions that can shatter lives? ...
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NASA twins study highlights key risks for long-term space travel: Cosmic rays and microgravity

When NASA reported preliminary observations about the famous “twin astronaut” study a year ago, the media rushed in, reporting the ...
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Genetic uncertainty: When research participants should be told that their test results have changed

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“Do you mind if we take one more sample?” asked the endocrinologist who had already stuck six needles into the ...
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Taking a bad trip and why marijuana edibles may be a prescription for psychosis

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A study looked at high-potency cannabis and psychosis. The findings were astonishing ...
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WTF? Did the rise of agriculture—and soft foods—give us the ability to drop F bombs?

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How the foods we eat influence the sounds our languages develop ...
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Newborns and genome sequencing: Do we sacrifice privacy in the name of health?

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If history provides a lesson, routine newborn genomic sequencing won’t come without a fight ...
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How Freddie Mercury got his voice: It wasn’t his teeth

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Was Freddie Mercury's magnificent voice aided by a genetic defect? ...
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Key to fecal transplants could revolve around ‘recipe and preparation’

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Fecal transplants are slowly becoming a more effective, and more palatable option for various gut disorders, such as IBS or ...
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Many people are confused and concerned about human gene editing. They might just need a ‘better understanding’ of how it works

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Genome editing has struck a public nerve in a more profound way than most new medical technologies ...
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Why a proposed DNA data protection plan is a great idea that may be too late to help

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Legal experts, biologists and policy analysists are calling for DNA data regulation, but the cat is already out of the ...
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Finding echoes of cancer journey in Netflix’s Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

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The 'choose your own path' nature of Bandersnatch echoes a journey with breast cancer ...
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I’m a geneticist. A DNA test uncovered a half-sister and sparked painful questions

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My own discovery is so overwhelming that I can’t talk about it much, even though my new half-sister has possibly ...
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Genetics pioneer James Watson stripped of final honorary titles over race views

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It's the latest chapter of the dark side of Dr. Watson ...
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Selling yourself: There’s a growing market for your DNA data

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Citizen scientists are supplying the data stream to drive precision medicine ...
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How anti-Semitism shaped the genes of Jewish people

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Evidence of past outrages is not only in the history books. It's also written in our genomes ...
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Viewpoint: Putting CRISPR babies in context—learning from the past instead of panicking in the present

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The brouhaha against the gene-edited twins echoes recent history of alternative reproductive technologies ...
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Hiding in plain sight: Exploring Parkinson’s link to the appendix

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Lurking in the layers of the human appendix lie deposits of alpha-synuclein, a protein prone to gumminess, like sticky rice ...
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Genes and giraffes: What do those spots tell us?

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Giraffes' spotty exterior provides more than camouflage ...
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Not-so-mad scientists and why they’re making human body parts

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Halloween brings a cornucopia of candy body parts, so it’s a good time to review recent advances in organoid technology ...
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Why we may need a ‘Noah’s Ark’ of microbes to protect our health in the future

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Preserving human microbiomes today, especially the more diverse ones from traditional peoples in developing nations, may provide treatments for diseases ...
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Mosquito massacre: Can we safely tackle malaria with a CRISPR gene drive?

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CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing quickly decimated two caged populations of malaria-bearing mosquitoes (Anopheles gambiae) in a recent study, introducing a new ...
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‘Voluntary euthanasia’: Are we ready to harvest organs while donors are still alive?

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In the dystopian society of Nobel prizewinner Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go, cloned people are raised to provide organs for ...
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Food myth busting: Is tilapia a toxic ‘frankenfish’?

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Posts were appearing on my Facebook feed warning against the dangers of eating tilapia. So I decided to do a ...
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Gene silencing through RNA interference scores first drug approval

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The Food and Drug Administration recently approved the first drug based on RNA interference (RNAi). Unlike media darlings gene therapy ...
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Were there two routes into North America? Genetics meets archaeology

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Popular accounts of the peopling of North America paint a picture of a lone long-ago trek across the Bering Land ...
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DNA testing to reunite separated families—what we learned from the grandmothers of Argentina

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The idea to use DNA testing to reunite families separated at US borders due to the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” ...
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Alternate facts: Why are we still telling women that abortion causes breast cancer?

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On June 26th, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of crisis pregnancy centers that were challenging a California law, the Reproductive ...
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Battling constipation with synthetic biology and DNA manipulation

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Ateam of researchers has cleverly combined synthetic biology, recombinant DNA technology and microbiome manipulation to fashion a novel targeted treatment ...