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A major data breach shows genetic information is vulnerable to attack

A close up of a gloved hand holding up a DNA autoradiogram next to a petri dish to illustrate genetic research.
A close up of a gloved hand holding up a DNA autoradiogram next to a petri dish to illustrate genetic research.
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Reengineering Life

The technique could eventually lead to fewer cattle needed to produce the same amount of beef

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Reengineering Life

17 years after the Human Genome Project, researchers unlocked the X chromosome

Photo illustration of X chromosomes against a background of wispy DNA helices.
Photo illustration of X chromosomes against a background of wispy DNA helices.
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Reengineering Life

The technique is capable of precisely editing mitochondria

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Reengineering Life

Three papers suggest it might not be safe to make gene-edited babies with CRISPR

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Reengineering Life

The treatment successfully lowered cholesterol in monkeys

Photo ilustration, source: Teeramet Thanomkiat/EyeEm/Getty Images


Reengineering Life

Gene therapy and CRISPR show promising signs

Photo illustration. Image: Kateryna Kon/Science Photo Library/Getty Images


What my saliva doesn’t say about me

My ancestry breakdown.


Reengineering Life

The technique could pave the way for a human treatment

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Reengineering Life

Scientists are using gene editing to make healthy food more appealing

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