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Gaza Medical Team Achieves Victory Over Genetic Disorder
Science & Tech  (tags: Sanfilippo Syndrome, Gaza Strip, genetic disease, PGD, Gaza medical team, genetics, medical breakthrough, science, world, health, discovery, GeneticEngineering, medicine, news )

Jess
- 62 days ago - middleeastmonitor.com
Gaza doctors have achieved unprecedented success as they were able to prevent a child from being born with Sanfilippo Syndrome
China's Cloned Cows: Meat on the Table or Environmental Disaster?
Science & Tech  (tags: Cloning, Food security, Agriculture, The meat industry, Farming, Food, China, Asia Pacific, Food science, Genetics )

Judy
- 65 days ago - theguardian.com
Plans to clone cattle to meet China's growing demand for beef threaten to take the country down a dangerous road to pollution, food insecurity and ill health
Scotland to Issue Formal Ban on Genetically Modified Crops
Science & Tech  (tags: GM, Farming, Agriculture, Genetics, Scotland, Scottish National party (SNP), Scottish politics )

Judy
- 183 days ago - theguardian.com
Ministers aim to use recent EU powers to opt out of a regime that is expected to see greater commercial use of GM crops around Europe
Could These Piglets Become Britain's First Commercially Viable GM Animals?
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetics, Farming, Rural affairs, Biology )

Judy
- 230 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
- 290 days ago - npr.org
For the first time, scientists have edited DNA in human embryos, a highly controversial step long considered off limits.
Will We Ever... Clone a Mammoth?
Science & Tech  (tags: cience & Environment, Cloning, Extinction, Genetics )

Ray
- 428 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
- 428 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
- 725 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
- 822 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
- 1142 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
- 1451 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.
From Blue Whales to Earthworms, a Common Mechanism Gives Shape to Living Beings
Science & Tech  (tags: developmental biology, genetics, HOX genes )

Myron
- 1576 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
- 1581 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
- 1887 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......
The Stigma Gene âEUR" Bad Science
Science & Tech  (tags: genetics, research, science, scientists )

Michelle
- 1950 days ago - badscience.net
What does it mean to say that a psychological or behavioural condition has a biological cause? Over the past week more battles have been raging over ADHD, after a paper published by a group of Cardiff researchers found evidence that there is a genetic ass
 

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