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genetic

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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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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 April 22, 2014

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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 October 16, 2013

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Human DNA gives mice bigger brains

Injecting mouse embryos with a human DNA sequence leads to a marked increase in brain size -- and may provide insights into Alzheimer's.

By February 22, 2015

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Meet a newly discovered aquatic species, the ruby seadragon

It might sound like a mythical creature, but researchers have proven that the ruby seadragon is very real indeed.

By February 18, 2015

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Genetic groove: Your DNA profile as a unique song

The IDNAtity app translates your genetic markers into a unique theme song.

By August 26, 2013

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Kickstarter bans genetically engineered rewards

After a project to fund a glowing plant skyrocketed to success, the crowdfunding site quietly added a new rule to its creator guidelines to ban genetically modified organisms.

By August 21, 2013

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The Internet will vanish, says Google's Eric Schmidt

Technically Incorrect: Speaking at Davos, Google's executive chairman explains that we'll all be experiencing our digital connections as a seamless part of our everyday world.

By January 22, 2015

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Many types of cancers are merely bad luck, study shows

Rather than being caused by lifestyle choices, many cancers are merely the result of freak mutations, says a new US study.

By January 3, 2015

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Lil BUB the Internet cat gets cozy for the holidays

Famous kitty Lil BUB snores, purrs and wheezes in her master's arms while basking in the warmth of a roaring fireplace in this new holiday video.

By December 19, 2014