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Five Russian couples who are deaf want to try the CRISPR gene-editing technique so they can have a biological child who can hear, biologist Denis Rebrikov has told New Scientist. He plans to apply to the relevant Russian authorities...

An unidentified New York couple is suing a Los Angeles fertility clinic after they claim the woman gave birth to a pair of babies that were not biologically theirs.

The lawsuit claims the Asian American parents were shocked to find...

Home DNA testing can be fun. I’ve done it for myself and for my dog. One of us unexpectedly turned...

Scientists have created living entities that resemble very primitive human embryos, the most advanced example of these structures yet created...

demonstrators at a white supremacist rally
By Heather Murphy, The New York Times | 07.12.2019

On the hate site Stormfront, one of the largest online discussion forums dedicated to “white pride,” sharing DNA results with fellow members has become a...

Gloved hand reaching for a test tube
By Staff Writer, CBS Los Angeles [cites CGS' Marcy Darnovsky] | 07.09.2019

An unidentified New York couple is suing a Los Angeles fertility clinic after they claim the woman gave birth to...

Photo of Françoise Balis
By Gemma Buck, National Post | 07.08.2019

Canadian bioethicists and genetics experts are speaking out against Denis Rebrikov, the Russian molecular biologist who plans — in defiance...

Blue stylized images of DNA
By Isabelle Altman, The Dispatch [cites CGS' Katie Hasson] | 07.06.2019

A strand of DNA analyzed in a rape kit from 1990 was the key piece of evidence in Starkville Police...

A nurse checking a baby's hearing
By Michael Le Page, New Scientist | 07.04.2019

Five Russian couples who are deaf want to try the CRISPR gene-editing technique so they can have a biological child...

Red scissors on a blue and green background
By Naomi Schalit, The Conversation | 07.04.2019

Last week I read an article about CRISPR, the latest tool scientists are using to edit DNA. It was a...

DNA body strand with blue background
By David Lazarus , Los Angeles Times | 07.02.2019

Home DNA testing can be fun. I’ve done it for myself and for my dog. One of us unexpectedly turned...

HIV infected T cell
By Alice Park , Time | 07.02.2019

There’s no question that powerful anti-HIV medications can do a fairly good job of keeping the virus under control. Used...