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CRISPR-carrying nanoparticles edit the genome

In a new study, MIT researchers have developed nanoparticles that can deliver the CRISPR genome-editing system and specifically modify genes, eliminating the need to use viruses for delivery. Image: MIT News   CRISPR-carrying nanoparticles edit the genome New delivery system ...

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What’s The Real Deal About The Atacama Alien

What’s The Real Deal About The Atacama “Alien”? by Lisa Winter photo credit: Sirius Disclosure Researchers made a mysterious discovery in Chile’s Atacama Desert in 2003. This tiny skeleton looked human, but had many features that left scientists scratching their ...

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DNA : Spouses Have Similar

DNA : Spouses Have Similar  by Lisa Winter What attracted you to your spouse? His eyes? Her laugh? Does he quote Tolkien in her sleep, just like you? Did you meet at your microbiology club in college? What if one ...

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The Biological Definition of Genomics

The Biological Definition of Genomics Genomics is the field of genetics that studies genomes rather than individual genes. With the advent of modern DNA sequencing technology, biologists can identify and study genomes, meaning the entire genetic code of an individual ...

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