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Will Big Data DNA analysis herald new era in medicine? - BBC News

Will Big Data DNA analysis herald new era in medicine? - BBC News | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
BBC News Will Big Data DNA analysis herald new era in medicine? BBC News We might also be able to avoid drugs known to be toxic in people that carry a similar genetic make-up to our own.
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Human speech gene can speed learning in mice - Science Now

Human speech gene can speed learning in mice - Science Now | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Science Now Human speech gene can speed learning in mice Science Now As a uniquely human trait, language has long baffled evolutionary biologists.
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Zebrafish genes linked to human respiratory diseases - Medical Xpress

Zebrafish genes linked to human respiratory diseases - Medical Xpress | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Medical Xpress Zebrafish genes linked to human respiratory diseases Medical Xpress Scientists from A*STAR's Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) have identified hundreds of novel genes in the zebrafish that could be functionally identical...
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The women with super-human vision

The women with super-human vision | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
A tiny group of people can see ‘invisible’ colours that no-one else can perceive, discovers David Robson. How do they do it?
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Hangovers Are About Half Genetic : DNews

Hangovers Are About Half Genetic : DNews | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Some people get hangovers after a night of drinking, while others don't, and the reason may be in their genes, a new study of twins suggests. (Fascinating!
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Parents Sue for 'Wrongful Birth' - Daily Beast

Parents Sue for 'Wrongful Birth' - Daily Beast | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Parents Sue for 'Wrongful Birth' Daily Beast (With the caveat that I am not a geneticist, I have searched for data to suggest that Sarah herself would have been at greater risk, and have been unable to find any.) So when Sarah was 16 weeks...
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Fighting Malaria Thru Genetic Engineering

Fighting Malaria Thru Genetic Engineering | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
From BioPortfolio: In articles published in Science and eLife, scientists and policy experts propose fighting malaria using genetic engineering. A new technology for editing DNA k...
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Genetic advance in Down's syndrome

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US scientists say they have moved a step closer to being able to treat disorders such as Down's syndrome caused by extra chromosomes.
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This Man Wants to Genetically Engineer Trees to Save the World

This Man Wants to Genetically Engineer Trees to Save the World | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Carbon fiber is one of the strongest and most resilient materials on the market, used in everything from car frames to body armor. It's also incredibly expensive to make. But one plant biologist says that in fifty years, we'll be growing it on trees.
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Genetic Engineering to the Rescue Against Invasive Species?

Genetic Engineering to the Rescue Against Invasive Species? | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Powerful genetic engineering technology could fight invasive species-but scientists warn that battle comes with risks. (Genetic Engineering to the Rescue Against Invasive Species?
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Genes May Be Key to Great Musicians - WebMD

Genes May Be Key to Great Musicians - WebMD | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Genes May Be Key to Great Musicians WebMD He and his colleagues looked at 850 sets of twins and found that accomplished musicians practiced much more than those who didn't attain the same level of musical skill, according to the study published...
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The Tree That Made America

The Tree That Made America | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Three cheers for the return of the American chestnut tree, now that plant scientists have found a way to fight off its enemy fungus. (RT @winstarvander: Can genetic engineering save the Chestnut tree from extinction?
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Analysis: Hair samples not Bigfoot's - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Analysis: Hair samples not Bigfoot's - Las Vegas Review-Journal | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
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Analysis: Hair samples not Bigfoot's
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Genetics professor Bryan Sykes posing with a prepared DNA sample taken from hair from a Himalayan animal. (AP Photo/ Channel 4).
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The shocking truth about electric fish: Genomic basis for the convergent evolution of electric organs

The shocking truth about electric fish: Genomic basis for the convergent evolution of electric organs | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Scientists have found how the electric fish's jolt evolved.
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Life Identical - Get Genetically Enchanced!

Sign up to have your genetics enhanced by a shady human cloning company: http://t.co/YcKldjQAYI
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Can Genetic Engineering Save the Florida Orange?

Can Genetic Engineering Save the Florida Orange? | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Genetically modified oranges resist a disease that's destroying Florida's groves. But will Americans drink the juice? (Can Genetic Engineering Save the Florida Orange?
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Ancient DNA Sheds New Light on Arctic's Earliest People

Ancient DNA Sheds New Light on Arctic's Earliest People | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Arctic's first human arrivals kept to themselves for thousands of years.
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Ancient DNA Could Return Passenger Pigeons to the Sky - Scientific American

Ancient DNA Could Return Passenger Pigeons to the Sky - Scientific American | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Scientific American Ancient DNA Could Return Passenger Pigeons to the Sky Scientific American Figure out which genes matter and then use the fast growing field of genetic engineering to edit the DNA of a closely related species into some version of...
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Human exodus may have reached China 100000 years ago - New Scientist

Human exodus may have reached China 100000 years ago - New Scientist | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Human exodus may have reached China 100000 years ago New Scientist As you move further away from Africa, across Asia and then the Americas, the genetic diversity of indigenous populations drops.
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23andMe Back From The Dead Thanks To Million-Dollar Grant And Your ... - International Business Times

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VentureBeat 23andMe Back From The Dead Thanks To Million-Dollar Grant And Your ...
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90 Years Ago: The Beginning of Hybrid Maize

Superb historical review: "90 Years Ago: The Beginning of Hybrid Maize" One of the greatest stories in agriculture. http://t.co/8KCWZiNwJX
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Why NGOs can't be trusted on GMOs - The Guardian

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The Guardian Why NGOs can't be trusted on GMOs The Guardian This helps explain why so many people – 48%, according to Gallup – believe that foods produced using genetic engineering pose a serious health hazard, despite assurances from corporations,...
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Genetically engineered worms that can't get drunk could lead to a 'James Bond ... - The Independent

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The Independent Genetically engineered worms that can't get drunk could lead to a 'James Bond ...
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Muscles Remember Their Strength : DNews

Muscles Remember Their Strength : DNews | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Muscles Remember Their Strength. Learn more about Muscles Remember Their Strength in this article.
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X marks the spot

X marks the spot | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
KILL the mosquito and you kill the disease. That is the usual approach to controlling malaria. And if done properly, it works. The problem is that the insecticides...
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Rakesh Yashroy's curator insight, July 5, 3:07 PM

Man and nature can both cross their limits. Let us see, how it works in the long-run - eliminating females from malarial mosquito.

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Tibetans Are Related to a Now-Extinct Human Species - Discovery News

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Tibetans Are Related to a Now-Extinct Human Species
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“This shows very clearly and directly that humans evolved and adapted to new environments by getting their genes from another species,” Nielsen said.
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