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“Genetic Science”

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 →
Sep 30, 2014 09:35 AM ET // Hillary Vaughn, FoxNews
Gene drives allow scientists to edit the DNA in wild organisms and could have global consequences.
Do you find the taste of alcohol to be pleasant, or bitter and stinging? The answer is partly decided by your genes, new research shows.
Sep 8, 2014 09:15 AM ET // FoxNews.com/Science
A Jewish Polish-born immigrant named Aaron Kosminski has been implicated.
Aug 14, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The Natural Trap Cave excavation poses some unusual challenges, like how to get through customs with piles of dirty, 50,000-year-old bones. Continue reading →
Apr 1, 2014 10:00 AM ET // AFP
The move is a huge blow to what was touted as a game-changing discovery.
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