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Study points to a safer, better test for chromosomal defects in the fetus - Science Codex

Study points to a safer, better test for chromosomal defects in the fetus - Science Codex | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
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Study points to a safer, better test for chromosomal defects in the fetus
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The figure also shows a 2 Mb deletion on Chr 8 (A) covering bins 46 Mb and 47 Mb.
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Why NGOs can't be trusted on GMOs - The Guardian

Why NGOs can't be trusted on GMOs - The Guardian | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
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

Genetically engineered worms that can't get drunk could lead to a 'James Bond ... - The Independent | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
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, 12:07 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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Sequencing the Unborn - MIT Technology Review

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Sequencing the Unborn MIT Technology Review Khan is already well known in genetics circles as a conservative blogger who publishes provocative views on genetics, race, and reproduction, most recently at the Unz Review, and has also criticized...
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All Non-Africans Part Neanderthal, Genetics Confirm : DNews

All Non-Africans Part Neanderthal, Genetics Confirm : DNews | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
If your heritage is non-African, you are part Neanderthal, according to a new study. (@LatestMessiah @Anne_Elk_Miss cross breeding? All of ya are cross bread with the African Grimaldi man.
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Glow-in-the-Dark Trees: Streets would be lit by glowing plants soon - Genetic Engineering

Glow-in-the-Dark Trees: Streets would be lit by glowing plants soon - Genetic Engineering | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
What is Magic? When Harry Potter waves his wand and finds himself flying in air? Or when trees and animals walk and talk in the world of Narnia? Or even, when the Avatars live...
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War against malaria: African countries in warm, cold winds of global efforts - IPPmedia

War against malaria: African countries in warm, cold winds of global efforts IPPmedia It was intended to bring together grantees, partners, scientists, advocates and public officials to review progress in malaria control, share challenges and...
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Companies Quietly Apply Biofuel Tools to Household Products

Companies Quietly Apply Biofuel Tools to Household Products | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Companies are beginning to use synthetic biology in producing cosmetics and household cleansers, but there is reluctance in how much to publicize it. (QUESTION FOR PEOPLE THAT ARE AGAINST GENETIC ENGINEERING What do you prefer?
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Human Proteome Map

The Human Proteome Map (HPM) portal is an interactive resource to the scientific community by integrating the massive peptide sequencing result from the draft map of the human proteome project.
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Our Best Bet for Colonizing Space May Be Printing Humans on Other Planets - Motherboard

Our Best Bet for Colonizing Space May Be Printing Humans on Other Planets - Motherboard | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Our Best Bet for Colonizing Space May Be Printing Humans on Other Planets
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The "printing" idea starts out by encoding human genetic information in bacteria so that our DNA can hitch a ride to another planet.
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Interesting!

All the best ideas start as Science Fiction. We are only limited by our imaginations!

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Genetic Manipulation: The First 50000 Years - io9

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Genetic Manipulation: The First 50000 Years io9 Today, using biotechnology, humans can directly manipulate the genetic code of plants and animals, making them resistant to crop-decimating diseases (GM papaya), tolerant to insect pests (Bt Corn), or...
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Genetic Engineering to the Rescue Against Invasive Species?

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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

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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

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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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Genetically engineering mosquitoes to combat malaria - DigitalJournal.com

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DigitalJournal.com Genetically engineering mosquitoes to combat malaria DigitalJournal.com Scientists based at Imperial College London has created a population of genetically modified mosquitoes (Anopheles gambiae).
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GM Wheat May Damage Human Genetics Permanently | RAW FOR BEAUTY

GM Wheat May Damage Human Genetics Permanently | RAW FOR BEAUTY | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
GM Wheat May Damage Human Genetics Permanently | RAW FOR BEAUTY http://t.co/2AC6lSMykq
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needs to be read with the reply to the work of Heinemann from the Australian government food standards agency
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Rakesh Yashroy's curator insight, June 17, 7:19 AM

GM foods are being marketed and accepted without detailed  understanding of the possible long term effects on health and disease.

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The Genographic Project by National Geographic - Human Migration, Population Genetics

The Genographic Project by National Geographic - Human Migration, Population Genetics | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Led by National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Dr. Spencer Wells, the Genographic Project uses advanced DNA analysis to better understand human genetic roots.
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The Genetics of Blond Hair - Science AAAS

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Science AAAS The Genetics of Blond Hair Science AAAS Mice with the blond-generating SNP were lighter than mice with the other variant, Kingsley and his colleagues report online today in Nature Genetics.
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Annals of Human Genetics Opens Archives, Reveals Dark Past

Annals of Human Genetics Opens Archives, Reveals Dark Past (via @news360) http://t.co/TgNgXAH2Dv
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Researchers Use HIV To Fight HIV - Eurasia Review

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Researchers Use HIV To Fight HIV Eurasia Review Jacob Giehm Mikkelsen, associate professor in genetics from Aarhus University, explains, 'Now we can simultaneously cut out the part of the genome that is broken in sick cells, and patch the gap that...
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Inside the Din, Cells Fight Noise With Noise - Quanta Magazine

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Quanta Magazine Inside the Din, Cells Fight Noise With Noise Quanta Magazine Understanding how noise works in the cell could also help scientists explain a puzzling occurrence in genetics whereby some potentially potent mutations don't affect all...
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