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Why did Holocaust survivors live longer than other Jews?

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The horrors of the Holocaust were once thought to have inflicted a deadly legacy on the health of survivors. … But ...
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Could controversial gene-editing scientist He Jiankui face the death penalty in China?

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The Chinese scientist who created the world’s first genetically edited babies is living under armed guard and could face the ...
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First GMO crop in UK? Anti-biotech activists protest Rothamsted Research’s camelina field trials

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Crops which have been genetically modified so they produce industrial products could be grown in Britain for the first time ...
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Growth in urban beekeeping hurting wild bees

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The rise in amateur beekeepers keeping hives on roofs and gardens is contributing to the decline of wild bees, Cambridge ...
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How drinking alcohol ‘snaps’ DNA, raising your cancer risk

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Drinking alcohol raises the risk of cancer by damaging DNA, scientists have discovered for the first time, leading health experts ...
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Gene drives could combat exploding population of poison-resistant subway rats and other pests

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Figures ... show that London councils receive 100 complaints about rats and mice each day with some local authorities reporting ...
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Psychologists downplay role of genetics in mental health

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While there has been some success in uncovering genes which make people more susceptible to various disorders, specialists say that ...
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Cheese and dairy consumption changed the shape of our jaws

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Humans have small, slender heads and weaker jaws, because of our discovery of soft foods like cheese and dairy, a ...
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Identifying ‘arthritis gene’ that may have helped us survive Ice Age could revolutionize treatments

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Researchers in the US have discovered that a gene mutation which increases the risk of arthritis evolved in the Ice Age to help ...
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Eggs in IVF treatments need both nature and nurture

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Nurture is as important as nature when it comes to IVF, scientists have found, after showing that the chemical 'soup' ...
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UK experts’ recommendation could make three-parent babies more common

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Three-parent babies could finally be born in Britain next year after a panel set up by the fertility watchdog to ...
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Live mice created from artificial eggs for first time

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Scientists in Japan proved it is possible to take tissue cells from the tail of a mouse, reprogrammed them as stem ...

‘New era of medicine?’ First children cured of genetic diseases with gene therapy

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. British doctors have cured ...
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Food sustainability expert says organic crops no healthier, have lower yields, waste land

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Organic food is not better than ...

Can dead brains be brought back to life? We may soon find out

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A groundbreaking trial to ...

New improved IVF procedure can put end to ‘test tube’ babies

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The end of the ...
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Rules force British organic farmers to use homeopathic remedies on their animals

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British organic farmers are being forced to treat their livestock with homeopathic remedies under European Commission rules branded ‘scientifically illiterate’ ...
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First IVF baby in Europe born with DNA selected to eliminate muscular dystrophy risk

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The first baby has been born in Europe from a new IVF procedure that checks embryos for devastating genetic disorders ...

GMO plant oil could be healthy, sustainable alternative for feeding salmon

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Genetically modified plants created by British scientists to contain health boosting Omega-3 have been declared a safe alternative to fish ...
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Gene behind aggressive form of breast cancer identified

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Scientists have identified the gene behind one of most aggressive forms of breast cancer in a breakthrough which could bring ...

Your dog’s body language shows whether he hears your command

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If you are worried that your dog is not paying attention to what you are saying simply look at where ...

Can stem cells repair damaged eyes and reverse blindness?

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Hundreds of thousands of people who are registered blind have been offered new hope after scientists discovered special stem cells ...

Three-parent IVF policy in Britain raises ethical debate

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Three parent babies born from a controversial IVF technique which uses the donor DNA to fix genetic defects will never ...

Three-parent IVF possibly to begin next year in Britain

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New regulations to allow mitochondrial DNA transfer will now be put before parliament following a three month consultation. If passed, ...

Older fathers have less attractive children because genetics

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Older fathers have less attractive children because of extra genetic mutations in their genes, scientists have found. Children of older ...

Hacked relatives DNA information could expose your genetic secrets

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The genetic information of hundreds of thousands of Britons could be revealed through ‘hacking’ into the DNA of their relatives ...

Gene for a thick cerebral cortex linked to high intelligence

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A gene which may make people more intelligent has been discovered by scientists. Researchers have found that teenagers who had ...
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Will babies be genetically sequenced from birth within our lifetime?

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According to a UK scientist, babies will be genetically sequenced from birth within our lifetime so that early treatment can ...