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Mistaken Identity: 'Sea Anemone' Is Actually New Type of Animal
Science & Tech  (tags: American Museum of Natural History, animals, discovery, DNA, interesting, news, research, science )

Kayleen
- 98 days ago - foxnews.com
The new creature, with tentacles more than 6 feet long, isn't an anemone as previously thought but rather the first known organism in a new order of animals, according to researchers. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Semi-Synthetic Organism: Scientists Create First Living Organism That Transmits Added Letters in DNA "Alphabet"
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Life, Artificial Life, Semi Synthetic, DNA, New Life Forms, Bacterium, GMO )

Brian
- 111 days ago - sciencedaily.com
"Scientists have engineered a bacterium whose genetic material includes an added pair of DNA "letters," or bases, not found in nature; the bacterium's cells can replicate the unnatural DNA bases more or less normally..."
Epigenetics 101: A Beginner's Guide to Explaining Everything
Science & Tech  (tags: genes, DNA, biology )

Freya
- 122 days ago - theguardian.com
The word 'epigenetics' is everywhere these days, from academic journals and popular science articles to ads touting miracle cures. But what is epigenetics, and why is it so important?
An Ancient Virus May Be the Reason Human Stem Cells Can Transform
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, humans, research, stem cells, ancient virus, DNA )

Giana
- 147 days ago - theverge.com
The embryonic stem cells responsible for producing every other type of cell in the human body gained their power from an ancient virus that copied itself into our DNA millions of years ago, according to new research.
You Share 98.7 Percent of Your DNA With This Sex-Obsessed Ape
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, DNA, evolutionary biology, investigation, research, science, society, study, technology )

Kit
- 176 days ago - motherjones.com
Earlier this month, just before the famed creationism debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham, I published an article drawing attention to a stunning piece of evidence in favor of the theory of evolution--one that terrifies creationists.
'Three-Parent Babies' Could Be Born in Britain Next Year
Science & Tech  (tags: science, NewTechnology, IVF technique, DNA, three parent babies, human eggs )

Beatrice
- 179 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The first three-parent babies could be born by 2015 after the government set out new draft regulations which will allow donor DNA from a 'second mother' to be implanted into a defective egg.
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
- 193 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
DNA footprints left in the wake of ancient warriors can unravel long-held secrets about a country's past.
Prehistoric Boy May Be Native American 'Missing Link'
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, humans, interesting, study, Native Americans, DNA, prehistoric boy, missing link )

Giana
- 194 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A prehistoric boy's DNA now suggests that ancient toolmakers long thought of as the first Americans may serve as a kind of "missing link" between Native Americans and the rest of the world, researchers say.
This Picture Has Creationists Terrified
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, DNA, discovery, humans, investigation, research, science, scientists, study )

Kit
- 203 days ago - motherjones.com
And no wonder: It's the most powerful evidence for evolution that you can imagine.
Toddlers: Why the Bad Seed Theory Is Kind of True
Science & Tech  (tags: research, study, toddlers, DNA, disposition, psychology )

Giana
- 215 days ago - shine.yahoo.com
Every parent of a toddler hopes his or her kid will "play nice," and it's always a shocker when your angel suddenly turns into a biting, hitting, kicking little beast.
Confirmed: DNA From Genetically Modified Crops Can Be Transferred Into Humans Who Eat Them - Collective Evolution
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Research, Genetic Modification, GMOs, DNA, Food, Human Health Risks, Safety Concerns, Interesting News )

Victoria
- 228 days ago - collective-evolution.com
In a new study published in the peer reviewed Public Library of Science (PLOS), researchers emphasize that there IS sufficient evidence that meal-derived DNA fragments carry complete genes that can enter into the human circulation system.
Oldest Human DNA Reveals Mysterious Branch of Humanity
Science & Tech  (tags: human evolution, Neanderthals, DNA, human ancestors, Denisovans )

Freya
- 241 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The oldest known human DNA found yet reveals human evolution was even more confusing than thought, researchers say.
Novel Genetic Patterns May Make Us Rethink Biology and Individuality
Science & Tech  (tags: research, discovery, Genetics, DNA )

Timothy
- 290 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Interesting read about new study on DNA!
Man Arrested in 22-Year-Old Rape Case
Science & Tech  (tags: DNA, crime, rape, new technology, science, investigation, discovery, news )

Carrie
- 342 days ago - kasa.com
In 1991, a Santa Fe woman walking past Franklin Miles Park was forced into a van and brutally raped. She reported the attack to police, but they were unable to identify a suspect. Now, 22 years later, the woman was given a sense of closure in the case.
This Cold Fish Has An Amazing Survival Trick - Video
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, artic, climate, design, DNA, environment, fish, habitat, ice, interesting, medicine, research, science, scientists, study, world )

Caree
- 354 days ago - msnvideo.msn.com
How does antifreeze help the Arctic Cod? - video
 

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