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May 21, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The newly created humanized yeast reveals how humans and yeast share genes despite being separated by a billion years of evolution.
Apr 2, 2015 10:35 AM ET // AFP
New test returns fewer false positives than standard testing.
Feb 6, 2015 10:01 AM ET // Discovery News
The dizzying array of microbes found on NYC surfaces may inspire you to start wearing gloves when traveling in the Big Apple.
Feb 3, 2015 12:50 PM ET // Discovery News
A baby created with DNA from three people could be born as soon as this year.
Jan 30, 2015 06:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
IBM and Mars Inc. are teaming up to genetically sequence the microbial communities that exist in food production facilities so consumers can be better protected.
Jan 27, 2015 03:48 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Flatulence, diarrhea, rashes and other health issues have been with some humans and their ancestors for up to a million or more years.
Jan 12, 2015 04:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
DNA has been observed moving from one cell to another for the first time in animals.
Jan 9, 2015 12:15 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Genes primarily affecting males, as well as family environment help explain why so many terrorists and killers are men, including brothers.
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