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“Genetic Science”

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.
May 19, 2015 08:00 AM ET // AFP
A genetically engineered yeast could be used to churn out morphine, codeine and other opiates using a simple home-brew beer kit.
Apr 23, 2015 08:50 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Chinese researchers have attempted to modify the gene responsible for a potentially fatal blood disorder in non-viable embryos.
Apr 2, 2015 10:35 AM ET // AFP
New test returns fewer false positives than standard testing.
Mar 16, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The argument over the existence of Yeti is heating up, but it has more to do with bears than the legendary Abominable Snowman.
Feb 10, 2015 12:32 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
A computer program provides the optimal search path and ruins all of the fun.
Feb 4, 2015 02:11 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
A novel indicator of aging improves our understanding of longevity and healthy aging.
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.
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