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U.S. Defense Agencies Grapple with Gene Drives

July 24, 2017 - 12:00pm
The technology can quickly spread genetic modifications

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Brain-Invading Tapeworm That Eluded Doctors Spotted by New DNA Test

June 22, 2017 - 8:00am
Genetic sequencing of spinal fluid hailed as an advance over standard procedures for diagnosing brain infections

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The Human Genome Was Never Completely Sequenced

June 20, 2017 - 11:45am
The effort completed in 2003 used the best technology available but now scientists could do more

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How Cats Leapt from the Wild to Our Sofas

June 19, 2017 - 3:30pm
Tamed cats spread across the globe beginning almost 10,000 years ago, becoming the rodent-killing helpers of early farmers, mariners and Vikings. This video was reproduced with permission and was...

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"A Feature, Not a Bug": George Church Ascribes His Visionary Ideas to Narcolepsy

June 9, 2017 - 10:30am
Projects at the famed biologist’s lab include DNA data storage and resurrecting the wooly mammoth  

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China Expands DNA Data Grab in Troubled Western Region

May 24, 2017 - 12:00pm
Alarms raised over suspected efforts to collect massive numbers of genetic samples from citizens

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Scientists Gather for Genome Writing Conference, but Funding Is Scarce

May 10, 2017 - 11:15am
More than 250 attendees are meeting in New York City to discuss synthesizing genomes from scratch

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