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Gilgamesh and Three-person Babies

BBC News: Churches oppose three-person babies http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-31063500

Gilgamesh is said to have been one-third man and two-thirds god. Now, I know how that might be. In a play towards further acceptance of embryonic research, scientists in the UK are pushing for the chance to fuse eggs from two different women in hopes to stop the continuation of mitochondrial disease. 52 more words



We came across this yesterday afternoon, Friday 30 January 2015, as we were driving west along Alexandrina Drive in Yarralumla, Canberra’s Lake Burley Griffin close by on the right: 814 more words


DNA ve Kromozomlar (4)

Önce mikroskop yapımındaki gelişmeler ile hücre görüldü. Hücrede bir çekirdek 591 more words

Makaleler / Articles

Got genes: Obama proposes genetic biobank of 1mn Americans’ DNA to fight disease


A new $215 million US government proposal would seek more than 1 million American volunteers for analysis of their genetic information in an initiative to fight disease, while developing targeted health care based on one’s DNA. 30 more words


An Irish Sampler

Born a Duffy, and extremely proud of her Irish heritage, it was no surprise when FTDNA’s MyOrigins returned a 99% British Isles result for my grandmother Gladys.  1,135 more words

Genetic Genealogy

Obama launches a DNA data drive to revolutionize disease treatments

President Obama unveiled a new “Precision Medicine Initiative” Friday morning — a wide-reaching research effort designed to improve how we approach and personalize disease treatments. 568 more words


A New Company Claims It Can Recreate Your Face Just From A DNA Sample

Despite what popular shows about acronyms fighting crime may tell you, DNA evidence is not exactly a silver bullet. You not only need a good sample to sequence, you need suspects to draw DNA from. 216 more words