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DNA repair mechanism manipulated to delete genes without leaving a scar

Removing genes without a trace

Genes may now be deleted without creating a scar in certain strains of Escherichia coli and other microorganisms, thanks to… 413 more words


No Death, No Taxes

Supermodel walks into a bar. Sits beside a guy wearing a Polo shirt and blue jeans.  Guy’s drinking Guinness and reading Scientific American.  She says, “Hi, I’m Nikki, what you reading?”  He goes, “It’s not Cosmo, I can tell you that.”  To which she responds, “Well, what… 721 more words


USDA Grants Assist in Science-Based Biotechnology Risk Assessment

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced more than $4 million in grants that will provide federal policy makers with scientific knowledge to identify and develop appropriate management practices to minimize any risks associated with genetically engineered animals, plants, and microorganisms. 267 more words


Gene-edited Micro-Pigs about to become Pets

Can you recognize where the following paragraph is from?

Hammond was flamboyant, a born showman, and… had an elephant that he carried around with him in a little cage.

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Thoughts About The Future

Stanford scientists discover key mechanism in gene expression

Every person originates from a single cell that multiples into a number of cells and differentiates to form an organism. Each cell in a person’s body originated from the same single cell. 410 more words


Because everyone deserves a happy ending.

(Continued from The Old Equations, by Jake Kerr)

March 1, 2194—LC-E transmission

Kate, your final message inspired me, but it is so hard to sit here and just wait.

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