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Synthetic Biological Weapons May Be Coming. Here’s How To Fight Them.

Just about anyone can be a biohacker now. Gene editing technology is cheaper and simpler than ever, and the Department of Defense (DoD) is...
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The Grey Hair Conundrum

Researchers analyzed DNA of over 6,300 civilians across five Latin American countries to identify the gene that affects the likelihood of producing grey hair....
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We’ve Figured Out How to Program Living Cells

Researchers at MIT have developed an easy-to-use “biological programming language” that allows genetic engineers (or just about anyone) to design biological circuits and “hack”...
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Best of 2012 // #4: Fetus Has DNA Sequenced

For the first time ever, Scientists showed they could genetically sequence a fetus using blood and saliva from the Parents.  DNA sequencing for kids...
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The life code that will reshape the future

We all know about Moore's Law, but many of us don't know about the trend dwarfing Moore's Law and what it means for our...

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