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Toxicologists look to epigenetics: chemical tags on DNA could one day help assess exposure risks. Dec 24, 2016 1441
HIV's U.S. arrival gets pushed back: Patient Zero was not source of AIDS epidemic, DNA shows. Nov 26, 2016 664
Protein paints chipmunks' stripes: scientists find molecular architect of mammalian fur patterns. Nov 26, 2016 827
Chimps, bonobos interbred long ago. Brief article Nov 26, 2016 287
Eggs grown from mouse skin cells: new technique re-creates ovary conditions in lab dish. Nov 12, 2016 724
DNA data point to unknown hominid: Melanesians carry clues to ancestor not revealed by fossils. Nov 12, 2016 572
Zika disrupts cellular processes to impair brain development. Brief article Nov 12, 2016 260
DNA variants tied to dog sociability: genes may shape propensity to look to people for help. Oct 29, 2016 391
DNA editing in human embryos begins: Swedish lab is not alone in doing such experiments, scientists say. Oct 29, 2016 330
One Africa exodus populated globe: DNA data point to migration less than 75,000 years ago. Oct 15, 2016 1067
Color vision strategy defies textbooks: cone cells fill in hues on black-and-white image, study suggests. Oct 15, 2016 729
It took a village for cormorant wing study. Oct 1, 2016 548
Tasmanian devils can fight off cancer: genetic tweaks are helping marsupials beat contagious tumors. Oct 1, 2016 611
Genes influence coffee drinkers' habits. Brief article Oct 1, 2016 216
A year in the life of a microbiome. Brief article Oct 1, 2016 210
DNA diversity data offer disease clues: exome studies give insights into schizophrenia, heart conditions. Sep 17, 2016 888
Rats offer DNA clues to alcoholism: hundreds of genes involved in drinking, new study finds. Sep 3, 2016 500
Scientists glimpse chemical tags. Brief article Sep 3, 2016 156
CRISPR gets a makeover: the gene-editing tool does one thing well, but that's just the beginning. Sep 3, 2016 3090
Citizen science project wants your dog's DNA. Sep 3, 2016 675
Dolly's cloned sisters aging gracefully: method to create nearly identical animals doesn't harm health. Aug 20, 2016 734
Gene drives' fatal flaw has an upside: inevitable mutations could prevent tool from running amok. Aug 20, 2016 447
No universally healthy diet exists. Brief article Aug 20, 2016 224
Trading shared genes no problem among species. Brief article Aug 20, 2016 150
'Junk DNA' has value for roundworms: watermarks permit activity for some C. elegans germline genes. Aug 6, 2016 823
Slowing time: fighting aging may enhance health, not longevity. Jul 23, 2016 3868
Microbial signals influence obesity: in rodents, acetate tells brain to up insulin, hunger hormone. Jul 9, 2016 757
DNA tells of dual origins for dogs: domestication might have happened in Asia and Europe. Jul 9, 2016 848
Jumping gene darkened moths: genetics of classic example of natural selection explained. Jun 25, 2016 816
Mitochondrial therapy has risk: '3-parent-baby' technique may fail in some instances. Jun 25, 2016 630
Bacterial enzymes can destroy biofilms. Brief article Jun 25, 2016 276
Genes for giraffes' long necks found: influences on embryonic development may explain length. Jun 11, 2016 458
How a Galapagos bird got tiny wings: cormorant's flightlessness tied to several genetic changes. Jun 11, 2016 592
Faulty gene can turn colds deadly for babies, toddlers. Brief article Jun 11, 2016 210
One gene governs finch beak size: Galapagos bird's postdrought molecular evolution detailed. May 28, 2016 656
Ions, not neurons, may oversee sleep: potassium spike in brain initiates eye-opening jolt, study finds. May 28, 2016 591
Say cheese. May 14, 2016 494
'Dirty' mice make better human mimics: sterile lab rodents' immune systems don't behave like people's. May 14, 2016 807
A sugar can melt away cholesterol: molecule removed plaques from mice's hardened arteries. May 14, 2016 665
Genetic escape artists resist disease: 13 people found with harmful mutations but no symptoms. May 14, 2016 829
Will we know ET when we see it? The search for alien life requires an open mind. Apr 30, 2016 2602
Scientists build a minimum genome: only 473 genes needed to keep 'syn3.0' bacterium alive. Apr 16, 2016 858
Humans compensate for missing genes. Brief article Apr 2, 2016 277
Human DNA found in Neandertal bone: genetic mingling pushes back timeline of ancient interbreeding. Mar 19, 2016 725
'Selfish' DNA flouts rules of inheritance: although harmful, R2d2 can sweep through mouse populations. Mar 19, 2016 782
Prion disease is personal. Mar 5, 2016 577
Antiaging treatment shows promise: removing worn-out cells from body extends mouse life span. Mar 5, 2016 714
Male mice made sans y chromosomes: scientists engineer female embryos to develop as opposite sex. Mar 5, 2016 554
Memory cells enhance cancer therapy: strategy of engineering subset of immune cells shows promise. Mar 5, 2016 511
Neandertal DNA poses health risks: genes inherited through ancient interbreeding tied to disease. Mar 5, 2016 1513
Signs of food allergies seen at birth: babies' overactive immune cells may prime body for reactions. Feb 20, 2016 574
MicroRNAs manage gut microbes. Brief article Feb 20, 2016 190
Probing artery-hardening plaques. Brief article Feb 20, 2016 200
Human body not overrun by bacteria: new calculation suggests people's cell counts are about 50-50. Feb 6, 2016 824
Gene tweak led to human big toe: decrease in GDF6 protein helped enable upright walking. Feb 6, 2016 585
Not all dieters are created equal: people's glucose levels react differently to the same foods. Jan 9, 2016 481
Liberia's Ebola outbreak tracked: genetic analysis traces most cases to one virus lineage. Jan 9, 2016 552
Body's cells move like flocks of birds: collective behavior of animals can help explain movement. Jan 9, 2016 702
For water bears, the glass is all full. Brief article Jan 9, 2016 286
Upending body's daily rhythm triggers growth of fat cells. Brief article Jan 9, 2016 303
Cancer cells get help migrating throughout the body. Brief article Jan 9, 2016 159
Roosters topple genetic rules. Brief article Dec 26, 2015 210
Mosquitoes designed to repel malaria: test of gene drive shows it works better in males than females. Dec 26, 2015 743
Human gene edits get limited ok: altering germ cells should be allowed in research, panel says. Dec 26, 2015 491
DNA doubled in conifer ancestors. Brief article Dec 26, 2015 170
Anatomy of a MERS outbreak. Brief article Dec 26, 2015 290
Parasite gives man cancer. Brief article Dec 12, 2015 211
Gene editing helps baby battle cancer: T cells get tweaked to target leukemia but not harm the patient. Dec 12, 2015 643
Gene catalog will improve diagnosis: new dataset can help identify mutations that cause disease. Dec 12, 2015 867
Gene drives unleashed: CRISPR brings a powerful genetic tool closer to reality. Dec 12, 2015 4101
Gene edit creates buff beagles. Report Nov 28, 2015 335
Cat-versus-virus arms race goes back millennia. Report Nov 28, 2015 154
Racing Extinction documents plight of world's endangered species. Report Nov 28, 2015 429
Gene editing put to the test in pigs: method could make organs safe for human transplants. Nov 14, 2015 909
DNA tags differ in gay, straight men: epigenetic changes may reflect sexual preference, study finds. Nov 14, 2015 574
Genetic diversity grows in U.S. Brief article Nov 14, 2015 105
Microbes may disclose colon cancer mutations. Brief article Nov 14, 2015 126
Cancer drug's effectiveness inflated in animal studies. Brief article Nov 14, 2015 147
Mobile app busts mealtime myth: restricting eating hours aids in weight loss, study shows. Oct 31, 2015 794
Hollywood-produced science documentary series comes to TV. Television program review Oct 31, 2015 420
Bad Karma can ruin palm oil crops. Brief article Oct 17, 2015 316
Old stem cells lose protective barriers: in young brains, bad proteins confined in newly formed neurons. Oct 17, 2015 661
New methods give deepest view yet of living cells. Brief article Oct 3, 2015 153
The Martian is entertaining science fiction rooted in fact. Movie review Oct 3, 2015 654
'Fat' gene not to blame for obesity: nearby bit of noncoding DNA real culprit, researchers say. Sep 19, 2015 574
Extinction in lab bottle was fluke: catastrophe wiped out E. coli strain, evolution 'replay' shows. Sep 19, 2015 780
Ancestral humans had more DNA: genetic cuts and copies show evolutionary kinships. Sep 5, 2015 672
A little resveratrol goes a long way: low dose of red wine chemical protected mice against cancer. Sep 5, 2015 689
Gastric bypass surgery changes gut microbes. Brief article Sep 5, 2015 134
Genomical \Jheh-NOH-mih-cuhl\ adj. Brief article Aug 22, 2015 237
Origins of Native Americans debated: views differ on what DNA says about ancestral populations. Aug 22, 2015 844
Zebrafish spark mutation debate: disparity in methods muddles quest to determine gene's job. Aug 22, 2015 521
Hormone guides root microbes: plants' salicylic acid attracts some bacteria, repels others. Aug 22, 2015 341
Age is more than just a number: blood protein may explain why rates of growing older differ. Aug 8, 2015 895
Why mammoths loved the cold. Brief article Aug 8, 2015 159
How vitamin B12 makes pimples pop up. Brief article Jul 25, 2015 194
Protein variant guards against prions: natural selection yields cure for fatal, infectious brain disease. Jul 11, 2015 444
When evolution leaves genes alone. Jun 27, 2015 183
Cancer mutations lurk in healthy skin: these genetic changes not always a sign of an imminent tumor. Jun 27, 2015 404
Twisty chains of proteins keep cells oriented. Brief article Jun 27, 2015 212

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