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Human gene editing is about to happen, but don't freak out just yet

Commentary: A British research team has gotten the go-ahead to edit the DNA of a human embryo using breakthrough tech that could cure cancer -- or bring on a comic-book-style mutant apocalypse.

By February 5, 2016

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Floppy disks of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry finally yield data

Lost data -- no, not the Star Trek character Data -- has been found on floppy disks that belonged to Gene Roddenberry. Does this mean new adventures that take place in the final frontier?

By January 5, 2016

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Early bird or night owl? It could be in your genes

Being a morning person or a night owl could be genetic, suggests a study based on the habits of fruit flies. Waiter, there's a fly in my coffee!

By May 15, 2015

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Apple's iPhone growth hits a wall

The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus just couldn't muster the same excitement as their predecessors. Apple says that in the March quarter, iPhone sales are in for their first slump ever.

By January 26, 2016

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Is there a gene that keeps you single?

Scientists in China say they've identified a gene that may play a role in some people being uncomfortable in relationships.

By November 21, 2014

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Affordable 'CSI': Detect Ebola, cancer genes at home

A Kickstarter campaign aims to bring the tools of DNA analysis to biohackers and researchers without access to expensive lab equipment.

By November 10, 2014

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Biologists switch on gene, extend flies' lives 30 percent

UCLA biologists may have just found a "fountain of youth" gene. In fruit flies, at least.

By September 11, 2014

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Initial iPhone 6S sales to get a boost from China, analyst says

Apple says it's on track to sell more new iPhones during this year's initial weekend than it did last year. China will play a significant role in that, according to Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster.

By September 14, 2015

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Apple Watch sales sluggish but will catch on, says analyst

Is the Apple Watch a flop so far? Hmm, that may or may not be the case. But analyst Gene Munster says to wait until 2017 when Apple's new wearable will have a "breakout year."

By July 20, 2015

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Six IQ points smarter? There might be a gene for that

A pair of scientists say the KL-VS gene seems to not only prolong life but also to boost cognitive faculties.

By May 10, 2014