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Apr 28, 2016 08:50 AM ET // AFP
Scientists were able to reprogram mature skin cells by introducing a cocktail of genes needed to create gametes.
Apr 19, 2016 09:40 AM ET // AFP
A DNA study of more than 380,000 people has uncovered a surprising role for human genes: helping to determine the age at which you first have sex.
Apr 14, 2016 03:30 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Leonardo Da Vinci has has 35 living relatives in Tuscany, two Italian researchers announced on Thursday.
Apr 12, 2016 07:43 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A forensic search identifies direct descendants of the Renaissance genius. And researchers hint there are some surprising names.
Mar 28, 2016 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The map reveals how extensively past interbreeding has affected people alive today.
Mar 18, 2016 11:20 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
The third chapter in the Divergent series explores sci-fi themes from drones to drugs to genetic engineering.
Mar 17, 2016 04:00 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
An image processing filter could help potential tetrachromats recognize and develop their unique talent. →
Mar 17, 2016 12:30 PM ET // Eric Niiler
A new tool could allow edits and repairs to the human genome, and perhaps one day treat diseases or conditions linked to our genes.
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