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Is this procedure the first step toward genetic engineering?

A new piece in The New York Times Magazine looks at the growing controversy surrounding three-parent fertilization. The procedure introduces a donor's cytoplasm into the mother's egg, potentially adding a third parent's genetic data to the child, but effectively treating … Continue reading

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Inequality And The Genetic Lottery: 2 Views

By Cam Hui: The topic of inequality has been in the news in the wake of President Obama’s State of the Union speech, which focused on that very issue. I refer readers to my previous post on this subject (see … Continue reading

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Is Affymetrix ‘Sequencing’ A Turnaround, Or Just A Devolving Genetic Anomaly?

By Tim Gallagher: A trailblazing pioneer, Affymetrix (AFFX) got off largely under-the-radar in 1992, and came public with its IPO in June 1996. AFFX “blasted-off” like a rocket in the early 2000s (with over a 1500% Total Return), as it … Continue reading

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Chimeric monkeys are a genetic mash-up … for science! (Yahoo! News)

Yahoo! News – Scientists do love messing around with nature in the name of science. From glow-in-the-dark dogs and cats to cyborg rats, a great deal of scientific advances happen from seemingly bizarre experiments. The latest round of oddities are two chimeric monkeys, … Continue reading

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