Posts in: genetics

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A Brazilian city is using DNA to combat the ancient scourge of rats

A Brazilian city is using DNA to combat the ancient scourge of rats

Genetics could make rodent control strategies more efficient

By | Posted November 14, 2017

Changes in Ecuador’s ‘seed law’ angers and frustrates scientists

Changes in Ecuador’s ‘seed law’ angers and frustrates scientists

An amendment that gives a free pass to genetically modified crops causes legal turmoil

By | Posted November 13, 2017

The (de-)evolution of the bulldog

The (de-)evolution of the bulldog

Here’s how a powerful breed of guard dogs turned into humanity’s cruelest genetics experiment

By | Posted September 25, 2017

De-extinction debunked: what we didn’t learn from Jurassic Park

De-extinction debunked: what we didn’t learn from Jurassic Park

Extinct species may soon be resurrected — but just because we can doesn’t mean we’re ready for them

By | Posted March 22, 2017

Weathering the storm of genetic data

Weathering the storm of genetic data

The startup SolveBio wants to be a one-stop shop for scientists trying to cope with data overload

By | Posted December 29, 2016

Fishing for DNA

Fishing for DNA

A genetic technique offers new perspective on life in New York City’s rivers

By | Posted August 1, 2016

VIDEO: Forensic genetics for saving wildlife

VIDEO: Forensic genetics for saving wildlife

DNA barcoding helps hunt down criminals trafficking illegal wildlife products

By | Posted June 29, 2016

VIDEO: Forensic genetics for saving wildlife

VIDEO: Forensic genetics for saving wildlife

DNA barcoding helps hunt down criminals trafficking illegal wildlife products

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Putting names to bones

Putting names to bones

The art and science of identifying famous people from the past

By | Posted March 7, 2016

What is CRISPR, anyway?

What is CRISPR, anyway?

Something primordial is shaping the future of biology

By | Posted February 14, 2016

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