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Video game Ancestors lets you meddle with the epic story of evolution

2 days ago   |   New Scientist

Ancestors is the latest attempt to gamify millions of years of evolution but doesn't have the excitement gene, says Jacob Aron
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Antibiotic resistance genes can be passed around by bacteria in dust

4 days ago   |   New Scientist

Disease-causing bacteria living in dust can pass antibiotic resistance genes to one another, a study of samples of dust in public buildings suggests
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Traumatic experiences boost the effect of depression-linked genes

5 days ago   |   New Scientist

Experiencing trauma seems to alter the way genes for depression are expressed. The vulnerable genes may also help us identify people who might benefit from cognitive...
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CRISPR-edited chickens made resistant to a common virus

7 days ago   |   New Scientist

CRISPR gene editing has created chickens that resist a common virus. It may be possible to use the same technique to make poultry resistant to bird flu too
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CE and HPLC applications for rAAV characterisation

CE and HPLC applications for rAAV characterisation

11 days ago   |   Global Engage

Despite recent advances in the gene therapy field, significant challenges lie ahead for the consistent manufacturing and release of these medicines. Analytical methods and...
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Highly efficient therapeutic gene editing of human hematopoietic stem cells

11 days ago   |   Harvard

Wu Y, Zeng J, Roscoe BP, Liu P, Yao Q, Lazzarotto CR, Clement K, Cole MA, Luk K, Baricordi C, Shen AH, Ren C, Esrick EB, Manis JP, Dorfman DM, Williams DA, Biffi A, Brugnara C...
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Rational targeting of a NuRD subcomplex guided by comprehensive in situ mutagenesis

11 days ago   |   Harvard

Sher F, Hossain M, Seruggia D, Schoonenberg VAC, Yao Q, Cifani P, Dassama LMK, Cole MA, Ren C, Vinjamur DS, Macias-Trevino C, Luk K, McGuckin C, Schupp PG, Canver MC, Kurita R...
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STAT Plus: Startup Spotlight: With a different method for gene therapy, Generation Bio eyes an IPO

13 days ago   |   STAT

Seven years ago, one of Generation Bio's scientific founders couldn't convince any top-tier journals to publish his research. Now, the same company earned itself a presenting...
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Your microbiome reveals more about your health than your genes do

13 days ago   |   New Scientist

The microbes that live inside you say more than your genes do about your likelihood of developing health conditions ranging from asthma to cancer and schizophrenia
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Watch: Consumer genetic testing: What do you get for your money?

14 days ago   |   STAT

There are about 6.4 billion individual letters in the human genome. More and more, advertisements for consumer genetic tests promise to help regular people parse the...
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