The genome is static, but our ability to analyze it and interpret it is undergoing dramatic change,” said James Evans, a geneticist at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill

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The Golden State Killer case was just the start. Hundreds of cold cases are hot again thanks to a new genealogy technique. The price may be everyone’s genetic privacy

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Researchers from under-represented groups are making genomics more inclusive by working with communities that have been overlooked or abused

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In 2010, Dr. Pamela Munster mailed her saliva to 23andMe, a relatively new DNA testing company, and later opted in for a BRCA test. As an oncologist, she knew a mutation of this gene would put her at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer. She was relieved by the negative result

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Yes, it’s as scary as it sounds. Some are calling the Chinese experiment “an ethical nightmare.”

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A quest to understand how human intelligence evolved raises some ethical questions

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Among all the beasts in the animal kingdom, perhaps none is more dangerous to humans than the mosquito. The whiny insects aren’t just irritating — they can be deadly

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Case leads scientists to a new gene mutation. Doctors in Scotland were amazed when a 66-year-old woman underwent what is normally a very painful operation on her hand for severe arthritis and required little to no pain medication afterward

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