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‘Hobbit species’ continues to provoke questions about course of human evolution

Genetic Literacy Project | 
In 2003, researchers excavating a limestone cave on the remote Indonesian island of Flores made an extraordinary discovery: the 18,000-year-old ...
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What’s life like for the transgendered after sexual reassignment surgery?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
People who identify with a gender other than the one they were born with often suffer from societal pressures and ...

Ebola virus response “inadequate” to match new potential mutations

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The virus poses new challenges: the possibility of mutations that would make containing its spread more difficult and fears it ...
When the media hypes epigenetics, mothers take the blame

When the media hypes epigenetics, mothers take the blame

Genetic Literacy Project | 
There's a lot of talk about epigenetics in the news, but scientists still don't know what it all means. A ...
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How ancient humans can help us better understand ourselves

Genetic Literacy Project | 
For 200,000 years, modern humans have walked the earth. How did we become what we are today? In answering this ...
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Anti-biotech Center for Genetics and Society exaggerates dangers of gene editing technology

Genetic Literacy Project | 
A healthy public debate is emerging over the revolutionary new genetic engineering tool known as CRISPR. Challenging anti-GMO dogma, it's ...

Can regenerative therapy restore vision and the promise of stem cell technology?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Despite a great deal of hype, especially in the world of sports, the promised magic of stem cell therapy is ...
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