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Genetically engineered tomato competes with 50 bottles of red wine

Don't expect them in salad yet, but research shows introducing certain genes can turn tomatoes into supercharged nutrient bags.

By November 3, 2015

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23andMe gets FDA nod to provide genetic information again

The US Food and Drug Administration had previously halted the company's test, which can show the potential risk of hereditary diseases.

By October 21, 2015

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Genetically engineered micropigs to be sold as pets

A genomics institute in China plans to bring a brand new kind of pet into the world -- customizable mini-pigs.

By September 29, 2015

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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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Newly discovered 'monster' spider isn't as horrifying as it sounds

There's a beast of a spider roaming the Oregon woods, but let's try to keep the fear factor in perspective.

By February 3, 2016

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See the brainless 'purple sock' worm scientists found under the sea

The sea floor is a wonderland, and scientists have discovered some new species of worm-like critters that look like discarded laundry items and churros.

By February 4, 2016

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'Prehistoric meat' from 1951 dinner turns out to be a mammoth ruse

When you explore the far reaches of the globe, no ordinary dinner will do. But woolly mammoth and giant ground sloth? More hoax than haute cuisine, new research says.

By February 4, 2016

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Donald Trump blames intern for retweet insulting Iowa voters

Technically Incorrect: The Republican candidate's Twitter account retweets something that suggests Iowa corn affects the brain because there's too much of Monsanto's genetic engineering in it.

By October 22, 2015

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Scientists create 'alien' life form with artificial genetic code

For the first time, researchers create a new organism based on E. coli that passes along artificially engineered DNA.

By May 7, 2014

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It's alive...again! Scientists waking up 30,000-year-old 'giant' virus

A French team plans to wake up its second ancient virus in two years to study its genetic structure. Have these scientists never seen a zombie movie?

By September 9, 2015