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Whole genome sequencing could save NHS millions of pounds, study suggests

A study has shown that whole genome sequencing could help save the NHS millions of dollars. It was used to diagnose rare diseases in 25% of
New gene-editing technique offers scientists ability to 'turn on' enzymes that cause DNA base mutations
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New gene-editing technique offers scientists ability to 'turn on' enzymes that cause DNA base mutations

3D-model DNA Credit: Michael Strck/Wikimedia/ GNU Free Documentation License According to research at the Perelman school of medicine at the
Artificial Intelligence Has Found an Unknown 'Ghost' Ancestor in The Human Genome
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Artificial Intelligence Has Found an Unknown 'Ghost' Ancestor in The Human Genome

She is unknown to this day. Researchers have only recently discovered that she was not the only one. Researchers used artificial intelligence (AI),
The Complex Truth About ‘Junk DNA’
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The Complex Truth About ‘Junk DNA’

The human genome is a string that runs the length of a football field. All the genes that encode protein are at the ends. You are now able to take
Researchers develop an engineered 'mini' CRISPR genome editing system
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Researchers develop an engineered 'mini' CRISPR genome editing system

CRISPR-associated Cas9 (white), Staphylococcus ausreus, based on Protein Database ID (5AXW). Credit: Thomas Splettstoesser (Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 4.0)
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Avalo uses machine learning to accelerate the adaptation of crops to climate change – TechCrunch

The effects of climate change are affecting agriculture all around the globe. There are many solutions, but they are not always easy to find. If you
Scientists Create Horrifically Mutated Spider-Like Creatures
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Scientists Create Horrifically Mutated Spider-Like Creatures

Meet the daddy with short legs. Daddy Short Legs CNET reports that scientists have genetically engineered the daddy long legs critters to create a
Scientists Shorten Daddy Long-Legs' Iconic Limbs to Figure Out How They Got So Gangly
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Scientists Shorten Daddy Long-Legs' Iconic Limbs to Figure Out How They Got So Gangly

Scientists have modified the genetic makeup of the daddy long legs arachnid's daddy long-legs arachnid using RNA interference (RNAi). This allowed
How a Daddy Longlegs Grows Such Strange Legs
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How a Daddy Longlegs Grows Such Strange Legs

The harvestman moves through the woods on eight spindly legs supported by delicate tentpoles and a plump body that has two small eyes. These
Harvestman genome helps explain how arachnids got grasping legs
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Harvestman genome helps explain how arachnids got grasping legs

A female harvestman (Mitopus Morio) in a UK meadow Nick Upton/naturepl.com A genetic study has shown that spider-like creatures can grow long legs