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All is well with your blood. All is well with your blood. biologycorner

There may be plant DNA floating in your blood (but that’s OK)

If you believe this article from Collective Evolution, a site that claims to be “one of the worlds most popular alternative media company”, there is currently DNA from genetically modified plants floating…
It’s not just about hardware, software matters too. It’s not just about hardware, software matters too. argonne

Genetic testing is easy to access thanks to computer scientists

Frederick Sanger, who died recently at the age of 95, won two Nobel prizes in chemistry for his methods for sequencing proteins and DNA. Proteins were of more direct interest to many people because many…
The Dead Sea reveals new growth strategy. The Dead Sea reveals new growth strategy. ilaufer

Selfish gene solves DNA replication puzzle

You were formed from a single cell. To build you, and then keep you alive, the DNA in your cells needs to undergo replication every day to duplicate your chromosomes before cell division. Decades of research…
DNA peddling needs to be banned. DNA peddling needs to be banned. home_of_chaos

It is game over for 23andMe, and rightly so

The market for personal genome services is facing a reality check. While the most prominent and innovative company 23andMe has flourished so far, in the past few years many of its competitors have gone…
Welcome to nowhere, says FDA. Welcome to nowhere, says FDA. widdowquinn

Stopping 23andMe will only delay the revolution medicine needs

Genetic testing is a powerful tool. Two years ago, with the help of my colleagues, it was this tool that helped us identify a new disease. The disease, called Ogden Syndrome, caused the death of a four-month…
Whole genome sequencing can help identify the source of the antibiotic resistance. Whole genome sequencing can help identify the source of the antibiotic resistance. Shutterstock

Genomic analysis could help win the fight against superbugs

Some recent headlines from Australian newspapers: NSW hospitals worst place for Golden Staph; CA-MRSA - the killer in our midst; Superbug onslaught. By now, most people are aware that antibiotic-resistant…

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