How to deal with gene editing that turns you into an alien

By David ShusterA genetic engineering technique called gene editing, or CRISPR, has been used to change a person’s genes to prevent them from developing certain types of cancer.The idea is that genetic changes in the body lead to changes in gene expression, making them more susceptible to cancer.But the technology is complex and there are […]


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What’s in your food, and how should you prepare it?

Genetic modification of humans is coming under increasing scrutiny, but scientists are still trying to understand how exactly the technology will affect the human body and how it could impact human health and the environment.Here are a few of the questions we have been asking ourselves and are looking to answer: Will this change the […]


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Best genetic testing? Genetic testing can be very useful, but it’s expensive

Genetic testing, the practice of using a genealogy or pedigree to determine a person’s ancestry, can be a powerful tool.However, it can also be a waste of money and time.Here are some reasons why.1.Your ancestry is a good indication of your health, but that information is usually wrong Genetic testing is usually done on a […]


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When will we have an answer to the ‘why’ question about human-caused global warming?

What are the most likely explanations for the global warming that has plagued the planet?What will it take to reverse it?The question is now posed again as scientists try to unravel the cause of the warming that is sweeping the world.For the first time ever, a team of researchers from the US, UK, Germany and […]


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Genetic testing for genetic disorders may soon be available for $10 a pop

Genetic testing is an increasingly popular method for determining which genetic diseases can be treated.Now, it may soon become available for just $10.In a statement to The Verge, the company that makes the test, Genome-Wide Diagnostics, said it had a deal with an unnamed patient who wanted to get genetic testing for a variety of […]


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The top cut genetics of cancer is genetic, top cut genes

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