A collaboration between geneticists and an artist invites us through the looking glass into a speculative future, finds Anna Kriebs

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Research is moving fast on the divisive genetic technology, which could help to eradicate diseases but also risks altering ecosystems in unpredictable ways

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Although long life tends to run in families, genetics has far less influence on life span than previously estimated, according to a new analysis published in GENETICS

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The FDA on Wednesday cleared the first DNA test meant to be marketed directly to consumers to help them determine how well certain drugs may work for them. The test was developed by 23andMe and, as with other tests from the consumer genetics giant, customers will be able to simply mail in a spit sample to get results

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A father reflects on an experience that is becoming more common

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Even if tomato growers one day manage to produce a near-perfect fruit—one that’s beautiful, juicy, nutritious, and tasty—there’s a good chance that half a billion people would automatically be denied the chance to even try it

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New biomedical techniques, like next-generation genome sequencing, are creating vast amounts of data and transforming the scientific landscape. They’re leading to unimaginable breakthroughs – but leaving researchers racing to keep up

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New report from the Nuffield Council on Bioethics on the social and ethical issues

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