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RNA plays role in cellular communication

Quanta | 
For decades, researchers have been finding DNA and its sister, RNA, circulating in the body, outside the safe interior of ...

Evolution as opportunist

Quanta | 
Evolution is littered with examples of opportunism. Hosts infected by viruses found new uses for the genetic material the agents ...

How a homely lemur’s genome may help save it

Live Science | 
The following is an edited excerpt. With its wide-set yellow eyes, oversize ears and long, skeletal fingers, the aye-aye is ...

Designing life: The ethics of engineering babies

Live Science | 
The following is an excerpt. The increasing power and accessibility of genetic technology may one day give parents the option of modifying ...
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