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Researchers at the Cloning & Genetic Engineering section of the Beijing Genomics Institute. ©Reuters/Bobby Yip
Human genetic research with Chinese characteristics

Researchers from Guangzhou Medical University used a gene-editing technique CRISPR to artificially induce a mutation in human cells.

Human genetic research with Chinese characteristics
Gene study shows evolutionary tale of Darwin's finches

Gene sequencing of Galapagos Island finches first studied by Charles Darwin have found the birds have a traceable evolutionary history going back two million years.

Gene study shows evolutionary tale of Darwin's finches
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Genes linked to developmental disorders

British scientists said they had discovered 12 genes linked to developmental disorders in children that can cause heart defects, seizures and intellectual disability.

Genes linked to developmental disorders
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World's oldest people share no genetic secrets: study

US scientists said they've found no genetic secrets shared between a group of 17 supercentenarians, or those who have lived beyond 110.

World's oldest people share no genetic secrets: study
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What makes a criminal? Gene trawl raises questions

Is a violent criminal born that way, or shaped by childhood experiences and circumstances?

What makes a criminal? Gene trawl raises questions
Scientists stretch haul of height-related genes
Scientists stretch haul of height-related genes

Scientists said they had pinpointed nearly 700 genetic variations that determine human height, more than tripling the haul in researc.

Scientists stretch haul of height-related genes
Gene clues to glaucoma risk
Gene clues to glaucoma risk

Scientists said they had identified six genetic variants linked to glaucoma, a discovery that should help earlier diagnosis and better treatment.

Gene clues to glaucoma risk
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Aspirin halves colon cancer risk -- if you have certain gene

Aspirin can reduce the risk of colon cancer by half, but only in people who carry high levels of a specific type of gene, a study found.

Aspirin halves colon cancer risk -- if you have certain gene
Nuclear dump near Aktau causes genetic mutation in rodents
Nuclear dump near Aktau causes genetic mutation in rodents

51 million tons of radioactive wastes are kept at the storage facility for uranium-containing wastes of Koshkar-Ata chemical plant near Aktau.

Nuclear dump near Aktau causes genetic mutation in rodents
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New gene sequencing yields healthy baby

Scientists said Monday they had used a new-generation gene sequencing technique to select a viable embryo for in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) that yielded a healthy baby boy.

New gene sequencing yields healthy baby
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Gene clues show which children will grow out of asthma

A gene scorecard may one day help predict which youngsters are likely to grow out of childhood asthma and which will have the disease in adulthood.

Gene clues show which children will grow out of asthma
Human DNA not patentable: US Supreme Court
Human DNA not patentable: US Supreme Court

Naturally occurring human gene sequences cannot be patented but artificially created DNA can be.

Human DNA not patentable: US Supreme Court
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Gene clues for testicular cancer, heart defect

Separate studies of the human genome have found tantalising clues to the inherited causes of testicular cancer and non-inherited causes of congenital heart disease.

Gene clues for testicular cancer, heart defect
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Gene clues point to Cambodia for resistant malaria

Gene analysis of malaria parasites has pinpointed western Cambodia as the hotspot of strains that are dangerously resistant to artesiminin, the frontline drug against the disease.

Gene clues point to Cambodia for resistant malaria
Breast cancer gene patents reach US high court
Breast cancer gene patents reach US high court

The US Supreme Court heard the most high-profile genetics case in history on Monday, as justices considered whether private firms should be allowed to patent human genes linked to breast cancer.

Breast cancer gene patents reach US high court
New gene linked with double Alzheimer's risk for blacks
New gene linked with double Alzheimer's risk for blacks

African-Americans with a certain gene variant have nearly double the risk of developing late-onset Alzheimer's disease than those without it.

New gene linked with double Alzheimer's risk for blacks
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Lack of sleep leads to groggy genes: study

Lack of sleep has a potentially harmful effect on gene expression, according to a study out Tuesday that sheds light on the link between sleep deficits and a wide range of health conditions.

Lack of sleep leads to groggy genes: study
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Gene sleuths track spread of hospital superbug

Gene detectives on Sunday said they had pinpointed how a hospital superbug arose in North America in the early 2000s and spread to Europe before becoming a source of global concern.

Gene sleuths track spread of hospital superbug

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