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“Genetic science”

Apr 1, 2014 10:00 AM ET // AFP
The move is a huge blow to what was touted as a game-changing discovery.
Mar 27, 2014 11:50 AM ET // Lina Zeldovich,
With the seeds available online, this will be the biggest release of a genetically engineered plant into the world.
Feb 20, 2014 02:05 PM ET // AFP
The patient's own T-cells are genetically altered to recognize cancer so they can attack and kill it.
Aug 15, 2013 12:24 PM ET // Nic Halverson
Biobulb would glow naturally, like lightning bugs, jellyfish and bioluminescent plankton. Continue reading →
Aug 12, 2013 02:28 PM ET // Nic Halverson
A special substance in microalgae, found in Norway, possesses a pigment that absorbs longer wavelengths of radiation. Continue reading →
Aug 7, 2013 03:00 PM ET // Jesse Emspak
To better understand a strain of avian flu, researchers want to genetically modify it, potentially making it more dangerous.
Jul 20, 2011 11:56 PM ET // Alice Truong
And today's Google Doodle is dedicated to Gregor Mendel, regarded as the father of modern genetics. It's his 189th birthday, the Christian Science Montior reported. Through observations in peas, Mendel, a Moravian monk, came up with the concept of dominant and recessive traits, something CS Monitor...
Mar 24, 2011 11:21 AM ET // Amy Dusto
Radical new research proposes using an engineered virus that hitchhikes with HIV and gets in its way.
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