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Sea Sponges Collect DNA From Fish, Penguins, Seals
Science & Tech  (tags: oceans, sea sponge, DNA, discovery, study )

Elle
- 40 days ago - earthsky.org
A new study reports that sponges, which can filter 10,000 liters of water daily, catch DNA in their tissues as they filter-feed.
Scientists Discover What Makes Celebrity Cat With 2 Million Fans So 'Magical'
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, discovery, cat, celebrity, magical. Lil Bub, kitten, study, dna, animals, interesting, science, study, research )

Lone
- 134 days ago - ndtv.com
Lil Bub is a kitten-size cat with 2 million Instagram followers, a talk show, a stage production, an album and a book. The new study reveals the weird DNA behind what is often described as her magical appeal.
These Ancient Skeletons Totally Annihilate a Popular Right-Wing Talking Point
Science & Tech  (tags: anthropology, Medieval times, dark ages, ancient times, ancestry, race, DNA )

Freya
- 464 days ago - alternet.org
For decades, archaeologists and geneticists have sought to identify Anglo-Saxons in England.
Should We Edit Human Genes? What You Need to Know
Science & Tech  (tags: dna, GeneticEngineering, medicine, technology, tech, NewTechnology )

Glenn
- 642 days ago - singularityhub.com
This weekâEUR(TM)s episode of Singularity Hub's video series, Tech-x-planations, discusses the ethics of editing human DNA for therapeutic purposes.
Cephalopods Evolve Differently From the Rest of Us, Study Finds
Science & Tech  (tags: marine biology, octopi, DNA, genetics )

Freya
- 834 days ago - mentalfloss.com
The octopus is an animal with a seemingly endless amount of weird and wonderful traits, all the way down to its DNA. A new report published in the journal Cell has revealed yet another bizarre facet of cephalopod biology: the way they update their genes.
Modern DNA Reveals Ancient Male Population Explosions Linked to Migration and Technology
Science & Tech  (tags: DNA, Genomes Project, Population Explosion )

Derek
- 1183 days ago - heritagedaily.com
The study, led by Dr Chris Tyler-Smith of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, analysed sequence differences between the Y chromosomes of more than 1200 men from 26 populations around the world using data generated by the 1000 Genomes Project.
Leonardo Da Vinci's Living Relatives Found
Science & Tech  (tags: Leonardo da Vinci, discovery, Agnese Sabato, Ser Piero Da Vinci, Art History, Alessandro Vezzosi, Vinci Italy, DNA identification, DNA, history, research, investigation, technology )

Cat
- 1190 days ago - livescience.com
Now this is interesting. Leonardo da Vinci lives on, according to two Italian researchers who have tracked down the living relatives of the Renaissance genius.
A ManâEUR(TM)s Discovery of Bones Under His Pub Could Forever Change What We Know About the Irish | National Post
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, history, Linguistics, genetics, DNA, Genomes, Ancient Cultures, Celts, Ireland, Europe, science, technology, research )

Cat
- 1222 days ago - news.nationalpost.com
A right game changer! Ten years ago, an Irish pub owner was clearing land for a driveway when his digging exposed an unusually large flat stone. The stone, in turn, obscured a dark gap underneath.
Oldest Ancient-Human DNA Details Dawn of Neanderthals
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, genes, DNA, Neanderthals )

Louise
- 1225 days ago - nature.com
In decoding just 0.1% of the genome of the oldest DNA ever recovered from an ancient human, the molecular biologist at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, threw out enough raw data to map the modern human genome a dozen times over.
Critics Lash Out At Chinese Scientists Who Edited DNA In Human Embryos
Science & Tech  (tags: genetics, gene therapy, dna )

Judy
- 1550 days ago - npr.org
For the first time, scientists have edited DNA in human embryos, a highly controversial step long considered off limits.
Woolly Mammoth Could Roam Again as Extinct DNA Merged With Elephant
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, concept, DNA, interesting, science, research, woolly mammoths )

Kathy
- 1582 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
UK 1st Country to Allow Creation of Embryos From 3 People
Science & Tech  (tags: embryos, UK, 3 people, DNA )

Angie
- 1608 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
- 1663 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.
 

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