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A look at how colds and chronic disease affect DNA expression

We're all born with a DNA sequence that encodes (in the form of genes) the very traits that make us, us—eye color, height, and...

Scientists Use DNA And A Test Tube To Develop A.I. That...

A new study by Caltech researchers has shown that the A.I. they created is fully capable of reading handwritten numbers. Scientists have been able to...

Elephants Are Strangely Resistant to Cancer – And We May Finally...

The genetic clues could help humans, too.   A research team peering into the relatively underexplored "junk" DNA of mammals has found more clues as to...

How to program DNA like we do computers

Researchers program DNA molecules to follow specific instructions to create sophisticated molecular machines for medical and research uses.   A programmable chemical oscillator made from DNA...

Blockchain Brings Privacy to Genomic Data

A philosopher/researcher is developing a blockchain solution to provide privacy for genomic data, which has been a problem for genomic research, but at the...

Check Out This Dime-Sized Van Gogh Replica—It’s Made of DNA

  DNA codes for life as we know it, but in recent years, scientists have discovered more uses for the molecule. Because DNA is foldable...

Jennifer Doudna: How CRISPR lets us edit our DNA

  Geneticist Jennifer Doudna co-invented a groundbreaking new technology for editing genes, called CRISPR-Cas9. The tool allows scientists to make precise edits to DNA strands,...

Scientists have created Biosensor Chip that Detects Mutations within DNA

  Bioengineers from the University of California, San Diego, have created an electrical graphene chip that is able to detect mutations in DNA. Researchers say...

Physicists confirm there's a second layer of information hidden in our...

Physicists confirm there's a second layer of information hidden in our DNA Incredible. Theoretical physicists have confirmed that it's not just the information coded into our...

From living computers to nano-robots: how we’re taking DNA beyond genetics

Molecular computer. Shutterstock   DNA is one of the most amazing molecules in nature, providing a way to carry the instructions needed to create almost any...

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