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DNA scientists win 2015 Nobel Prize for Chemistry

View gallery Tomas Lindahl poses for photographers after winning the Nobel Prize for Chemistry at the Francis Cri … View gallery Tomas Lindahl reacts after winning the Nobel Prize for Chemistry…

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DNA research deployed in war on cancer scoops Nobel Prize

By Daniel Dickson & Ben Hirschler STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) – Three scientists from Sweden, the United States & Turkey won the 2015 Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday for working out…

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No Boys Allowed: Snake Mom Has 'Virgin Birth'

A female water snake in Missouri can do something that no human woman can (no matter how badly she might want to): She can have babies without any assist from…

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Gacy exhumations help identify unrelated homicide victim

CHICAGO (AP) — An effort to identify remains of young men killed by John Wayne Gacy in the 1970s has led to a break in an unrelated case of a…

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Space Twins: Genetic Science Meets Space Travel on One-Year Mission

Does spaceflight affect the human body all the way down to the genetic level? And if so, can a study of those changes assist protect or even select future astronauts?…

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Nicole Kidman returns to London in tale of overlooked DNA scientist

By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) – Nicole Kidman, whose last appearance on stage in London was described by one reviewer as "pure theatrical Viagra", has captivated audiences again with her…

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DARPA Is Developing Human Bio-Factories to Brew Lifesaving Vaccines

ST. LOUIS — The next factory for lifesaving drugs could be the human body itself. Scientists are developing a new vaccine-making method that co-opts the human body's ability to quickly…

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Genetically modified embryos 'essential' for science, experts say

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists should be allowed to genetically modify human embryos because such experiments are essential to deepen understanding of basic biology, an international group of…

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'Lego-Stacking' Technique Could Help Scientists Grow Human Organs

By stacking human cells together like Lego blocks, scientists have found a way to create tiny, 3D models of human tissue. The advance may enable scientists to test customized medicines…

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What If Doctors Could Heal Broken Genes? (Op-Ed)

Katrine Bosley is CEO, & Sandra Glucksmann COO, of Editas Medicine, a genome editing company targeting treatment of genetic diseases. The company was founded by pioneers in the field who…

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