In Utah extensive data on families and their genetic anomalies are helping unlock secrets about major diseases.
Is risk of the disorder inherited, or do genes get scrambled in the womb? Researchers may be closing in on some answers.
A new, nationwide team of experts gives the toughest medical cases a chance at a breakthrough.
Aspirin can keep some cancers from growing and spreading—that much we know. Now it’s a race to find out why.
New gene-editing techniques let researchers create precisely the laboratory animals they need—but at what ethical cost?
Next-generation sequencing may have to overcome a few hurdles
The genomics revolution has hit the courtroom, with the first case that relies on next-generation sequencing of DNA.
After major breakthrough in gene editing, pig organs show new promise for use in humans.
Geneticist Hermann Muller was one of the first skeptics of the Atomic Age.
Soon it will be both easy and inexpensive to screen a newborn’s whole genome. But that could be a terrible idea.
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