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Grade 8 Up–Eighteen-year-old Eli Samuels, whose once-vibrant mother is losing her long battle with the ravages of Huntington’s disease, is hired at the Wyatt Transgenics Lab. 166 more words

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The Genome, Conception, and Human Destiny

by Julia Bolzon •

Earlier this year, a slew of articles were published in various science and technology journals on the controversy surrounding human genome modification – “germline editing” – since the 2012 DNA editing technology known as CRISPR-cas9 was used by scientists from Sun Yat-Sen University to modify the genome of non-viable human embryos.   1,191 more words

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GM rice makes more food with less methane production

Rice is the most widely consumed staple food and is the most important grain with regards to human nutrition and caloric intake.

Rice cultivation release large amounts of methane, an important greenhouse gas. 335 more words

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Music, Weaver Birds & Spider Silk

Been getting back into music again. I had a long time of only producing mediocre stuff I wasn’t happy with. Think that happens to everyone, is maybe part of the learning process. 583 more words

Life

GMO’s: The Evolution of Emerging Technologies

Walk down the center aisles of any supermarket and you will be surrounded by cartons, cans and jars that represent our modern diet. Processed, prefabbed foods, perennially ready to eat, warm up, dine out, dash in – for those on the go. 1,106 more words

What Is Organic

a danger to them #Medical #SciFi #YA @GoddessFish

Hey folks! Today I’m happy to introduce you to Sean Adelman and his story Trispero!

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Sean Adelman is a practicing orthopedic surgeon in Seattle. 1,528 more words

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Genes essential for West-Nile-Virus-Induced Cell Death identified by CRISPR technology

West Nile Virus (WNV) was first discovered in some parts of Uganda in 1937. The virus belongs to a family known as Flaviviridae and is transmitted to humans through mosquitoes. 599 more words

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