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Estonia Offers Free Genetic Testing to Residents

By Diana Kwon | April 13, 2018

The nationwide experiment will initially include around 100,000 volunteers.

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Image of the Day: Gene Expression

By The Scientist Staff | April 9, 2018

A new algorithm scrutinizes the most hard-to-read segments of the genome.

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The researcher stole genetically modified seeds and planned to give them to a crop research institute in China, the US Justice Department says.

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Image of the Day: Original Fin

By The Scientist Staff | April 2, 2018

Researchers identify the genetics underlying the development of dorsal fins in ancient fish.

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An analysis of 49 patient samples finds high proportions of false positives and misinterpretation.

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Last year, researchers claimed the gene-editing method had accuracy issues, but a new whole-genome sequencing analysis by the same team finds otherwise.

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DNA analysis gives clues to how the ancient hominin’s population split and how they interacted with modern humans.

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Crowdsourced data from Geni.com, which includes the actor Kevin Bacon, answers questions about marriage, migration, and more.

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New Enzyme Makes CRISPR More Powerful

By Shawna Williams | March 2, 2018

xCas9 enables more precisely targeted gene editing.

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Two large-scale studies reveal new insights into the genomic characteristics of childhood cancers.

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