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World’s largest family tree could help explain why we stopped marrying our cousins

New York Times | 
Before the Industrial Revolution in the United States, Canada and Europe, you might have ended up married to a fourth ...
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Why South Asia is a ‘living laboratory’ to study population genetics and disease

New York Times | 
South Asians should be viewed not as a single population but as thousands of distinct groups reinforced by cultural practices ...
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We may soon resurrect extinct species with genetic engineering — but should we?

New York Times | 
Scientists just might revive the woolly mammoth...by splicing genes from ancient mammoths into Asian elephant DNA...But here’s a sad irony ...
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Why we don’t inherit our father’s mitochondrial DNA

New York Times | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Our mitochondrial DNA accounts ...
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DIY home CRISPR kits: Does egalitarian science compromise safety?

Popular Science | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Growing up poor on ...
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‘Search and replace’ CRISPR DNA tool gaining traction despite calls for moratorium

Motherboard | 
Momentum has been rapidly mounting around a technology called CRISP​R-Cas9, often described as a “search and replace” tool for DNA. The reason? ...