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Lifestyle Changes Can't Alter DNA: Claiming It Can Is a Public Disservice
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Health, Lifestyle, Lifestyle Changes, Genetics, DNA, Health Claims, Pseudoscience, Supplements, Quack Medicine, False Advertising )

Brian
- 23 hours ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
No lifestyle intervention is going to chemically change the structure of a gene to switch out a bad base pair and put in a good one. That's just not how the system works.
Critics Lash Out At Chinese Scientists Who Edited DNA In Human Embryos
Science & Tech  (tags: genetics, gene therapy, dna )

Judy
- 30 days ago - npr.org
For the first time, scientists have edited DNA in human embryos, a highly controversial step long considered off limits.
The Secret To Living 200 Years? Ask A Whale
Animals  (tags: Bowhead Whale, Longevity, Genome, DNA, Humans )

Brian
- 50 days ago - forbes.com
Scientists have for the first time sequenced the genome of the bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus) and have found some intriguing differences to its DNA which may explain how it lives as long as 200 years...making it the longest-lived mammal.
Woolly Mammoth Could Roam Again as Extinct DNA Merged With Elephant
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, concept, DNA, interesting, science, research, woolly mammoths )

Kathy
- 62 days ago - councilforresponsiblegenetics.org
A major step forward in bringing back the woolly mammoth has been taken by scientists at Harvard University who have inserted DNA from the extinct mammal into the genetic code of an elephant. Geneticists have studied DNA from mammoths which were preserved
Woolly Mammoth Could Roam Again as Extinct DNA Merged With Elephant
Offbeat  (tags: woolly mammoth, DNA, elephants, genetics, extinct mammals )

Beatrice
- 62 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A major step forward in bringing back the woolly mammoth has been taken by scientists at Harvard University who have inserted DNA from the extinct mammal into the genetic code of an elephant. Geneticists have studied DNA from mammoths which were
DNA Editing of Human Embryos Alarms Scientists
World  (tags: world, humans, HumanRights, freedoms, ethics, DNA, editing, Human, Embryos, gene-editing, science, scientists )

Darren
- 70 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A call by scientists to halt to precision gene-editing of DNA in human embryos would allow time to work out safety and ethical issues
Sun Damages DNA in Skin Cells Long After Exposure
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, warning, treatment, study, society, safety, risks, research, protection, prevention, medicine, interesting, illness, humans, health, disease, sun, DNA, skin cells, exposure )

Darren
- 87 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Certain damaging reactions that can lead to melanoma-causing mutations may take hours to evolve and mostly occur after you get out of the sun
UK 1st Country to Allow Creation of Embryos From 3 People
Science & Tech  (tags: embryos, UK, 3 people, DNA )

Save Anim
- 88 days ago - msn.com
Britain has become the first country in the world to allow the creation of human embryos from the DNA of three people, a technique intended to help mothers avoid passing on genetically degenerative diseases to their babies.
Russia Is Creating A 'Noah's Ark' With The DNA Of Every Creature That Ever Lived On Earth Read More: Http://Inhabitat.Com/Russi
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, animal kingdom, DNA, Russia, Arks, preservation )

Freya
- 143 days ago - businessinsider.com
Moscow State University just received Russia's largest-ever scientific grant in a bid to create a veritable "Noah's Ark" containing the DNA of every living and extinct creature on the planet.
NHS DNA Scheme to Fight Cancer and Genetic Diseases
Offbeat  (tags: DNA, devastating diseases, NHS )

Ray
- 153 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A new genetics project could help "unlock a series of secrets about devastating diseases", the NHS says.
Changing Our DNA Through Mind Control?
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, science, research, news, investigation, humans, health, environment, discovery, DNA, Mind Control, meditating, cancer, patients )

Darren
- 157 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A study finds meditating cancer patients are able to affect the makeup of their DNA
DNA Laureate James Watson's Nobel Medal Sells for $4.1 Million
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, scientists, science, research, news, humans, discovery, DNA, Laureate, James Watson, Nobel Medal, sells, $4.1 Million, donmate, auction, research )

Darren
- 162 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Watson says he will donate some proceeds form the auction to support research
Does Richard III's DNA Question Queen's Right to the Throne?
Offbeat  (tags: King Richard III, bones, queen, throne, royalty, monarchs, dna )

Scooby
- 172 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
He is one of the nation's most notorious monarchs and Richard III is still creating controversy more than 500 years after his death.
Richard III's DNA Throws Up Infidelity Surprise
Science & Tech  (tags: research, Analysis, DNA, family tree, Richard III )

Ray
- 173 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Analysis of DNA from Richard III has thrown up a surprise: evidence of infidelity in his family tree.
 

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