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genetics Tag Archive

Patient confidentiality – Is there a line?

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Is there a point where patient confidentiality must be breached to protect the health of relatives?...

Chinese scientists clone monkeys in world first

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Two identical long-tailed macaques have been created using the same technique that was used to create Dolly the sheep, explains Ng Yi Min....

‘Doomsday’ Seed Vaults Preserve Biodiversity

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Rory Cameron explains why these vaults may safeguard the planet's most precious treasures....

Word of the Week: Retrotransposons

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Retrotransposons multiply and reproduce, but what are they? Georgina Howlett explains......

Can Brown Eyed Parents Have a Child with Blue Eyes?

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Science writer Ng Yi Min explains how genetics influence our eye colour....

Genome Sequencing to Cost Less than $1000

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Huge advancements have been made in the field, but is it worth blowing your student loan on? Jack Coles thinks not....

Marmite Gene Testing Reveals Whether You Love it or Hate it

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Are you born a lover or a hater? Should you part with your cash to find out? Editor James Sproston thinks not....

A new kind of superhero

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Sarah McIntyre asks if scientists should study the healthy rather than the ill ...

Born to be a butterfingers

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Two left feet, all fingers and thumbs, cack-handed. These are just a handful of the metaphors used to describe the more uncoordinated klutzes amoung us, but scientists say we can...

One giant leap for geneticists

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Is it okay to play God? Ellis Charlesworth examines new regulations for embryo research...