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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?
Oct 12, 2015 04:16 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
DNA strands are writhing, morphing tangles of information, computer simulations show. Continue reading →
Oct 8, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Nature has figured out how to prevent cancer in elephants, and now new research is revealing their disease-fighting strategies could also work in people.
Oct 5, 2015 03:30 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Snakes lack limbs, but new research finds that they still have DNA crucial to limb development lurking in their genomes.
Sep 24, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Living descendants of the last wild horses number only 2000, but DNA research sheds light on these animals.
Sep 11, 2015 09:08 AM ET //
An Italian neurosurgeon will perform the procedure on volunteer Valery Spiridonov, who has a genetic muscle-wasting disease.
Sep 8, 2015 01:20 PM ET // AFP
Lawmakers want to ban not only the use of cloning, but imports of reproductive material, clones and their descendants.
Aug 25, 2015 11:25 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
A biotech company has expanded DNA's molecular code, opening the possibility of creating new kinds of life on Earth.
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