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Jul 14, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Jillian Rose Rose Lim, LiveScience
People unsuspectingly choose friends who share parts of the same DNA, a new genetic analysis finds.
Jul 3, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A sunburn or tan is the obvious result of skin exposure to sun, but how exactly does the sun cause less visible changes to our skin?
Jul 2, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Denisovans, a prehistoric species of human, passed beneficial DNA to Tibetans, who then helped push Denisovans to extinction. Continue reading →
Jun 9, 2014 05:51 AM ET
Research out of the U.K. raises the possibility of doing an end-run mitochondrial defects that can harm babies by swapping out the "broken" mitochondria for healthy ones from another woman.
Jun 4, 2014 04:03 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A living replica of Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh's famously severed ear is displayed at museum in Germany. Continue reading →
Jun 2, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The single mutation was found in a long gene sequence and is present in about one-third of Northern Europeans.
May 19, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Spouses may be more genetically similar than individuals randomly paired, reports a new study. Continue reading →
May 7, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Scientists have engineered a bacterium whose genetic material includes an added pair of DNA 'letters,' or bases, not found in nature.
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