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Swab, sequence, repeat.This is how DNA forensics has been popularized on television shows like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. In each episode, a skilled team of forensic investigators solves criminal cases by scouring crime scenes, collecting DNA, and matching samples they find with those available in their extensive databases...

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Recently, a kerfuffle in the world of CRISPR illustrated just how easily money—and our perception of it—can impact science...
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Woolly: The True Story of the Quest to Revive One of History’s Most Iconic Extinct Creatures, by Ben Mezrich;...

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In a new book, University of North Carolina, Charlotte anthropologist Jonathan Markssays that racism in science is alive and...

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Swab, sequence, repeat.This is how DNA forensics has been popularized on television shows like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. In...

Woolly: The True Story of the Quest to Revive One of History’s Most Iconic Extinct Creatures, by Ben Mezrich;...

CRISPR gene-editing star Jennifer Doudna’s new memoir has the enviable title, A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable...

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Hundreds of black men were tricked into volunteering as human guinea pigs. For 40 years, no one stepped in to stop it. That was the point of the experiment.

U.S. government doctors told Alabama sharecroppers suffering from syphilis that they had...

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Bringing genetics into medicine leads to more accuracy, better diagnosis and personalised treatment – but not for all. Carrie Arnold meets families for whom gene testing has led only to unanswered questions.

AnneMarie Ciccarella, a fast-talking 57-year-old brunette with a more...

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The premise behind Yes or No Genomics is simple: Genetic disease is typically caused by a variation in at least one of the many thousands of genes in the human genome, so knowing whether your DNA code contains variants could...

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You might call it the smallest movie ever made.

This week, a team of scientists report that they have successfully embedded a short film into the DNA of living bacteria cells.

The mini-movie, really a GIF, is a five-frame animation...

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