March 28, 2013 4:50 pm
Almost all foodstuffs contain the genetic material of those animal and plant species that were used in their preparation.
March 28, 2013 4:49 pm
More than 80 genetic ‘spelling mistakes’ that can increase the risk of breast, prostate and ovarian cancer have been found in a large, international research study within the framework of the EU Network COGS.
March 28, 2013 3:48 pm
A team of Stanford engineers has invented genetic transistors, completing a simple computer within living cells.
March 20, 2013 2:19 pm
Britain’s fertility regulator says it has found broad public support for in vitro fertilization techniques that allow babies to be created with DNA from three people for couples at risk of passing on potentially fatal genetic diseases.
March 18, 2013 5:07 pm
The goal of a scientist was to bring the extinct gastric brooding frog back from oblivion and, in doing so, provide hope for the hundreds of other frogs that are heading that way.
March 15, 2013 4:57 pm
The FDA is investigating a claim about a dietary supplement known as Poly-MVA: “We also note claims made on your Facebook account accessible at:www.facebook.com/poly.mva, which includes a link to your website at www.polymva.com.”
March 8, 2013 1:31 pm
A miniscule bit of DNA from an African American man now living in South Carolina has been traced back 338,000 years, according to a new study.
February 28, 2013 12:55 pm
A personal genetics class at the University of Iowa offers the students the option of sending saliva samples so a testing company could use DNA to unlock some of their most personal health and family secrets.
February 22, 2013 12:40 pm
Can genes be patented? This spring, the Supreme Court will hear a case that may well decide the question, and the consequences for American biomedicine could be huge.
February 20, 2013 1:04 pm
As the cost of genetic sequencing plunges, more people, especially parents, are using it to find disease-causing mutations.