Genomes

 
Gene editing: Panel approval ushers in new era
Gene editing: Panel approval ushers in new era
Last week, an influential American advisory panel supported the “editing” of genes — altering the DNA — that parents pass on to...
Genomes to personalise medical care
Genomes to personalise medical care
Doctors have drawn up plans to sequence the full genetic code of thousands of people in a landmark project to personalise their medical care....
Gene therapy cures haemophilia in mice
Gene therapy cures haemophilia in mice
Doctors have treated a life-threatening blood disease by repairing flaws in the genetic code of a living animal.
Fast machines, genes and the future of medicine
Fast machines, genes and the future of medicine
Francis Collins, who helped map the human genome, did not get around to having his own genes analysed until last summer. And he was surprised by...
Tutu's genome sequenced as part of genetic study
Tutu's genome sequenced as part of genetic study
Archbishop Desmond Tutu has become the latest prominent figure to have his full genome deciphered, scientists revealed on Wednesday.
Survival of the best
Survival of the best
Do you think he felt anything? The man who, sometime in 1870, shot and killed the last wild quagga?

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