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by Joe McCormick | Jun 17, 2016
A new genetic technology called a gene drive could help eradicate deadly pests, like invasive rats in the Galápagos or malaria-carrying mosquitoes. But exactly how hazardous could accidental consequences be?
by Joe McCormick | Apr 15, 2015
What is the CRISPR technique? How might it revolutionize genetic alteration? And why are some scientists urging caution before it gets widely used?
by Joe McCormick | Jan 23, 2015
Scientists have been investigating ways to mix human biology with that of other life forms. How far can we go? How far SHOULD we go?
by Joe McCormick | Sep 5, 2013
From transgenic crops to lab-grown beef, technology plays a big part in the future of food. Read about the future of food in this blog post.
by Joe McCormick | Aug 23, 2013
What are gene therapy and gene doping? How do researchers reprogram viruses to carry human genes? Will messing with our genes make us less human?
by Joe McCormick | Aug 21, 2013
What are genes? What roles do they play in making us who we are? How much do we know about the human genome?
by Joe McCormick | Jun 4, 2013
If we could achieve immortality, what would happen? How would societies change if people stopped aging? How might we achieve immortality?
by Jonathan Strickland | Apr 15, 2013
The Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether you can patent genes. Read more about intellectual property and genetics in this blog post.
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