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CRISPR goes mainstream: gene therapy to cure hereditary blindness in patients

In a first of it’s kind trial, scientists deliver CRISPR-Cas9 gene therapy directly into the eye of a patient with hereditary blindness. Gene editing with...

Hunting for DNA stories at natural history museums

Researchers use a new methods to extract DNA from preserved samples, opening the door to exploring the DNA of millions of preserved specimens housed...

Healthy aging using the power of DNA

Researchers publish a reference DNA database for healthy older Australians in an attempt to establish a baseline for healthy aging. The aging population problem Owing...

The Habsburg Jaw and the Genetics Behind Inbreeding

New study links the famous “Habsburg Jaw” to inbreeding, further confirming the idea that inter-family marriages weaken bloodlines by decreasing genetic diversity. Who were...

The ‘Wandermust’ Experiment

Scoot, a Singapore-based airline carrier partners up with Dr. Richard Paul Ebstein to prove that 'wanderlust’ is in our DNA. Do you love to...

Was the Controversial King Richard III a Legitimate King?

Richard III was the King of England from July 6, 1483 until his death in 1485 at 32 years of age. King Richard III...

The Spread of DNA From “Niall of the Nine Hostages”

Niall Noigiallach aka "Niall of the Nine Hostages" was one of the greatest Irish kings. He ruled Ireland in the fifth century and was...

Was Günther Messner abandoned on Nanga Parbat by his own brother?

Nanga Parbat is the ninth highest mountain in the world with a summit elevation of 8,126 meters (26,660 feet). It is in the western...

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CRISPR goes mainstream: gene therapy to cure hereditary blindness in patients

In a first of it’s kind trial, scientists deliver CRISPR-Cas9 gene therapy directly into the eye of a patient...
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Hunting for DNA stories at natural history museums

Researchers use a new methods to extract DNA from preserved samples, opening the door to exploring the DNA of...

Healthy aging using the power of DNA

Researchers publish a reference DNA database for healthy older Australians in an attempt to establish a baseline for healthy...

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