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Are We Ready for Designer Babies?
The debate on how to regulate CRISPR heats up
23andMe Decides It Won’t Automatically Reunite Long Lost Relatives
The DNA testing service reverses course in favor of users' privacy.
Genetics In The Caribbean Show Marks Of Atlantic Slave Trade
A new study examines how indigenous South Americans, Africans and Europeans all left a little bit of themselves in the Caribbean basin.
Inside the Mysterious Dark Matter of the Human Genome
When scientists sequenced the human genome a decade ago, it was somewhat like looking at a blueprint in a foreign … Continued
Scientists Decipher Almost the Entire Genome of an Unborn Baby
In a new study fraught with some heady ethical questions, scientists have sequenced almost the complete genome of an unborn … Continued
New Social Network Connects People Based on Gastrointestinal Bacteria
A German nonprofit, called MyMicrobes, is hoping you’ll want to get your gut bacteria’s genomes sequenced. It’s expensive, but you’ll … Continued
Scientists Retract Controversial Longevity Study, Blaming Equipment, But Argue They Were Still Right
Remember last year’s death-predicting longevity-gene study, estimating who is likely to live to 100 and who will not be so … Continued
New Genome Editing Method Helps Scientists Rewrite Whole Sections of the Code of Life
A new “find-and-replace” genome editing method enables scientists to make large-scale changes to the genetic code of a living cell, … Continued
Introducing Genome Wowser, The iPad App That Lets You Browse the Human Genome
You still can’t use Flash on it, but at least the iPad now allows you to swipe, pinch, and scroll … Continued
Making the Connections: Reconstructing Biosystems From the Outside In
The human genome was just the start