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Most People Carry Neanderthal Genes

Most People Carry Neanderthal Genes | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Neanderthals, a long-extinct species, survive today in the genes of almost everyone outside Africa, according to an international research team who offer the first molecular evidence that early humans mated and produced children in liaisons with...
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Human brainwaves light up mouse genes

Human brainwaves light up mouse genes | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Implant uses the human brain’s electrical activity to control gene expression in mice using flashes of light.
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Genetics of the Pig Tapeworm in Madagascar Reveal a History of Human Dispersal and Colonization

Genetics of the Pig Tapeworm in Madagascar Reveal a History of Human Dispersal and Colonization | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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Canada to ship experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Canada to ship experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO - Las Vegas Review-Journal | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
The Canadian government said it will start shipping its experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization on Monday for possible use in the West African countries hardest hit by the outbreak.
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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

Genetic advance in Down's syndrome | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
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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Fear VS Fear: What’s worse, acrylamide or genetic engineering? - American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)

Fear VS Fear: What’s worse, acrylamide or genetic engineering? - American Council on Science and Health (ACSH) | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
RT @AgBioWorld: Fear VS Fear: What’s worse, acrylamide or genetic engineering? http://t.co/BL1WUrnS1x http://t.co/rKD9Eq9Oud
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This is how we genetically transformed tomatoes over the past 10,000 years

This is how we genetically transformed tomatoes over the past 10,000 years | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
FreshPlaza is the number one portal for the fresh produce industry, offering the latest news, job advertisements, pricewatch, and photo albums
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Plaques, Tangles Form on Cue in 3D Alzheimer's ...

Plaques, Tangles Form on Cue in 3D Alzheimer's ... | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
Gel-based, three-dimensional culture system replicates course of Alzheimer's disease, confirms amyloid hypothesis and identifies potential drug target.
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Life Identical - Get Genetically Enchanced!

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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

23andMe Back From The Dead Thanks To Million-Dollar Grant And Your ... - International Business Times | Genetic engineering and Human genetics, background reading and resources for IB | Scoop.it
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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

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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