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Stories Tagged "dna"
Why does a mole rat live 30 years but a mouse only three? With $1.5 billion in the bank, Google’s anti-aging spinout Calico is rich enough to find out.
Synthetic biologists seek to make perfumes from extinct trees and flowers.
When a woman gets her genome sequenced, questions about privacy arise for her identical twin sister.
Scientists are rushing to figure out how to use the gene-editing tool to stop devastating diseases like muscular dystrophy.
Company pursues breakthrough medicines with proteins unlike any seen in nature.
Manolis Kellis helped lead a major effort to map the chemical tags that cells use to get their instructions from DNA.
Printing genomes on demand could mean custom-built organisms, difficult ethical questions, and profits for a handful of companies.
Clues to novel treatments could be gleaned from people who aren’t sick, but should be.
Consumers with iPhones can click to contribute their genetic information to medical studies.