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Three Origins for Rice?

By | November 3, 2015

Rice was domesticated three separate times across Asia, a new study suggests.

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Allele Linked to Obesity in People

By | November 3, 2015

A single nucleotide polymorphism in BDNF is tied with lower levels of the protein and higher body-mass index.

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Remote Mind Control

By | November 1, 2015

Using chemogenetic tools to spur the brain into action

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Week in Review: October 26–30

By | October 30, 2015

Negative citations; cardiac stem cell saga continues; identifying anonymized genomic study participants; evolution of allergens; a call for biodefense innovation

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Toward Protecting Participants’ Privacy

By | October 29, 2015

Genomic data shared via the Beacon Project are vulnerable to privacy breaches, scientists show.

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More CRISPR Proteins Discovered

By | October 23, 2015

Researchers identify three new proteins that may serve as alternatives to Cas9.

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Week in Review: October 19–23

By | October 23, 2015

Passing on paternal stress; computing chromatin conformation; coaxing HIV out of hiding; GDF11 reconsidered; exosomes and Leishmania infection; news from SfN

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Following FDA OK, 23andMe to Expand Health Prediction

By | October 21, 2015

The personal genomics firm is ramping up its suite of disease-related genetic tests.

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Genetically Engineered Dogs

By | October 21, 2015

Researchers in China delete the myostatin gene in beagles, creating animals with twice the muscle mass.

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Week in Review: October 12–16

By | October 16, 2015

Connectome fingerprints; transposon-thwarting protein; skipping cell line validation; more peer review manipulation

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