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Science finds a way to stop your headphones -- and your DNA -- getting tangled

There are few things more annoying than having to unpick a tangled knot of headphones or cables, but scientists say they've found the answer.

By Jul. 2, 2014

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Bigfoot hair samples ruled out through DNA analysis

Yeti, Sasquatch, Bigfoot; whatever name it goes by, the wild-dwelling beast-man of local legends still has yet to be proven to exist, according to science.

By Jul. 1, 2014

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HTC Droid DNA

With quad-core power, 4G LTE, a lovely 5-inch screen, and a stunning design, the $199.99 HTC Droid DNA is currently Verizon's best Android deal.

Nov. 14, 2012

4 stars Editors' rating Nov. 14, 2012
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Researchers 'edit' faulty DNA to cure genetic disease in mice

A team of MIT researchers has successfully cured a rare genetic liver disease in mice by "editing" the DNA to correct the mutated gene.

By Apr. 22, 2014

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New DNA stool test almost as good as dreaded colonoscopy

The noninvasive test is pretty accurate at finding colon cancer -- not as good as a colonoscopy, but you can take it at home.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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Chromosome jewelry puts DNA on your sleeve

A new jewelry line on Kickstarter created by a biological electron microscopist immortalizes the beauty of the human chromosome.

By Jan. 22, 2014

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DNA solves one of the Titanic's oldest mysteries

More than 100 years after Loraine Allison disappeared with the sinking ship, genetic testing uncovers a massive hoax and brings to light who this girl really was.

By Jan. 19, 2014

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23andMe defies FDA order to halt DNA testing

23andMe continues to sell its genetic sequencing tests despite a government order to stop.

By Nov. 25, 2013

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DNA analysis uncovers genetic errors behind 12 major cancers

Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis say it may someday be possible to perform a single test to screen for a wide range of cancer types.

By Oct. 16, 2013

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Engineers write programming language to help build synthetic DNA

Chemists could soon turn to a standardized set of instructions on how to program molecular interaction in a test tube or cell.

By Sep. 30, 2013