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“Genetic Testing”

Nov 23, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Just one creature can live in space, and now scientists have found the tardigrade has the highest amount of foreign DNA in its genome.
Nov 16, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
DNA testing facilities promise parents a peek into their child's potential futures. Too good to be true? Probably.
Oct 27, 2015 07:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Chickens selectively bred to be bigger over a 50-year period show that evolution can happen dramatically during our lifetimes.
Oct 22, 2015 02:15 PM ET // AFP
California-based 23andMe has new DNA kits that will test for mutations that could lead to disease.
Oct 12, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
A new technique could allow scientists to edit pig genes and use them in human medicine. But should we?
Sep 24, 2015 10:30 AM ET // AFP
Russia is exhuming Tsar Nicholas and Alexandra as part of a reinvestigation of the circumstances around the death and burial of the imperial family.
Aug 5, 2015 02:27 PM ET // AFP
A specific gene can predict whether a person -- mostly women -- will react to an issue with an attitude from the left or the right.
Jun 10, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Early Europeans and Asians looked much like they do today 5,000 years ago, except they couldn't do one thing well: drink milk.
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