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“Genetic Science”

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.
Dec 18, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Think you are all European or African? DNA reveals that many of us are actually of mixed heritage.
Nov 12, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Reaching a ripe old age seems to have little to do with lifestyle and a lot to do with genes, concludes a new study on 17 of the oldest people on the planet. Continue reading →
Nov 4, 2014 10:15 AM ET // AFP
In two men, the AIDS-causing virus was inactivated due to an altered HIV gene.
Oct 13, 2014 04:01 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
A test involving polymerase chain reaction, or P.C.R., could be used to amplify genetic information, including that belonging to the virus. Continue reading →
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