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Could These Piglets Become Britain's First Commercially Viable GM Animals?
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetics, Farming, Rural affairs, Biology )

Judy
- 9 days ago - theguardian.com
Pigs 'edited' with a warthog gene to resist African swine fever could help spawn GM animal farms in the UK. These pigs have flourescent snouts.
Critics Lash Out At Chinese Scientists Who Edited DNA In Human Embryos
Science & Tech  (tags: genetics, gene therapy, dna )

Judy
- 68 days ago - npr.org
For the first time, scientists have edited DNA in human embryos, a highly controversial step long considered off limits.
Scientists Pinpoint Genetic Origins of More Than 20 Autoimmune Diseases
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetics, Science, Research, Genetic Medicine, Lupus, Diabetes Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis )

Brian
- 84 days ago - voanews.com
Scientists have discovered genetic links that could put them closer to finding better treatments for a range of diseases, including multiple sclerosis, juvenile diabetes, lupus and arthritis.
Can Plant Genetics Help Solve World Hunger? Science Says Yes
Science & Tech  (tags: Sciene, Biotechnology, Environment, Climate Change, Population, Famine, Genetics, Crops, Agriculture )

Brian
- 92 days ago - forbes.com
Dr. Ronald contends that the public would be less fearful if the conversation about genetically modified crops remained grounded in science.
Study Shows Humans Are Evolving Faster Than Previously Thought
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetics, Research, Human Evolution )

Brian
- 92 days ago - theguardian.com
Humans are evolving more rapidly than previously thought, according to the largest ever genetics study of a single population.
Will We Ever... Clone a Mammoth?
Science & Tech  (tags: cience & Environment, Cloning, Extinction, Genetics )

Ray
- 206 days ago - bbc.com
Bringing the prehistoric animal back to life will require dexterity with DNA, a slice of luck and an intimate knowledge of an elephant's reproductive system.
Cloning Timeline: Which Animals and When?
Science & Tech  (tags: Science & Environment, Health, Cloning, Extinction, Genetics, Infographic )

Ray
- 206 days ago - bbc.com
Fifteen years ago a sheep called Dolly arrived into our world and caused a sensation. A living, breathing (and bleating) sheep created from an adult cell, Dolly was not the first animal to be cloned, but she became the most famous.
Interactive Map Reveals How Fallen European Empires Have Left Their Lasting Stamp on the World's Gene-Pools
Science & Tech  (tags: DNA, discovery, research, science, scientists, genetics )

Carol
- 503 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
DNA footprints left in the wake of ancient warriors can unravel long-held secrets about a country's past.
Novel Genetic Patterns May Make Us Rethink Biology and Individuality
Science & Tech  (tags: research, discovery, Genetics, DNA )

Timothy
- 600 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Interesting read about new study on DNA!
Gene Variant Predicts Time of Death
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, scientists, genetics, health, death, humans, study )

Michael
- 920 days ago - cbc.ca
Scientists who study genetic mutations and the body's "circadian clock" say they have found a variant that determines the time of day a person is most likely to die.
Attacks Paid for By Big Business Are 'Driving Science Into a Dark Era'
Science & Tech  (tags: American Association for the Advancement, AAAS, Nina Fodoroff, anti-science, climate change, big business, genetics, genetically modified organisms, GMO's, science policy, oil, Heartlsnd Institute, David Koch, Exxon, energy corporations )

Judy
- 1229 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Researchers attending one of the world's major academic conferences 'are scared to death of the anti-science lobby'. This year there has been a palpable chill to proceedings.
Manipulative Extraterrestrials Cloned Adam and Eve Suggests Ancient Evidence
Science & Tech  (tags: world, humans, interesting, children, science, cloning, genetics, truth, origin, history )

Evelyn
- 1318 days ago - agoracosmopolitan.com
Were Adam and Eve ruling hybrids cloned by Manipulative Extraterrestrials to "rule" of over our human ancestors that had previously existed billions of years.....
From Blue Whales to Earthworms, a Common Mechanism Gives Shape to Living Beings
Science & Tech  (tags: developmental biology, genetics, HOX genes )

Myron
- 1354 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Why don't our arms grow from the middle of our bodies? Vertebrae, limbs, ribs, tailbone ... in only two days, all these elements take their place in the embryo, in the right spot and with the precision of a Swiss watch.
Is the Black Death the Ancestor of All Modern Plagues?
Science & Tech  (tags: history, genetics, Black Death, study, pandemic, genome )

Maria
- 1359 days ago - history.com
The bacterial strain responsible for the Black Death, which killed up to half of Europe's population in the mid-14th century, is the ancestor of all modern plagues, according to a study published in the journal Nature.
Scientists Engineer New Form of Mammal Reproduction to Create Mice That Have Two Fathers
Science & Tech  (tags: engineering, mammal reproduction, science, genetics )

Anna
- 1666 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Scientists have created mice with two fathers - raising the possibility of gay couples having children who are genetically their own.In experiments hailed as a 'new form of mammalian reproduction', American researchers used a complex series of steps......
 

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