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Scientists Work To Unravel Mystery Behind Woman Who Doesn’t Grow

Twenty year old Brooke Greenberg hasn’t grown since age five. For the last 15 years mystified doctors have been unable to explain the cause for Brooke’s disorder that... more

Written By: | Posted: 01/16/13

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New, Faster Way To Make Vaccines – Use Messenger RNA

Researchers in Germany have found a new way to make a flu vaccine. Their approach, shown to protect mice against the virus, utilizes messenger RNA instead of purified... more

Written By: | Posted: 12/3/12

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X Prize to Sequence Genomes of World’s Oldest People. Hopes To Unlock Secrets of Longevity

Toni Balcean turned 101 in September. How’d she beat a century? Simple. “Clean living and good Italian wine.” Case closed! Unless, of course, you like science. A... more

Written By: | Posted: 11/19/12

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No Hope For Jurassic Park? Scientists Say DNA Is Too Fragile

A new study that estimates the rate of DNA degradation in fossils casts serious doubt on our chances of ever having a real life Jurassic Park. The researchers looked at DNA... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/17/12

New technology that allows doctors to sequence and analyze entire genomes in 50 hours could give doctors an early diagnostic tool, and the extra time to save lives.

Researchers Sequence Whole Baby Genome In 50 Hours

New technology that allows doctors to sequence and analyze entire genomes in 50 hours could give doctors an early diagnostic tool, and the extra time to save lives. Using... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/6/12

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Ido Bachelet Discusses DNA Origami, Singularity University

Ido Bachelet discusses DNA origami and how to build machines that change biological decisions and processes. Part of the Graduate Studies Program 2012 lecture... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/30/12

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Evolutionary Solutions Pitch Graduate Studies Program 2012

Graduate Studies Program 2012 participants pitch their company, Evolutionary Solutions, which works on automating DNA... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/30/12

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Chinese Company To Acquire Complete Genomics, Become World Genomics Powerhouse

The acquisition of Complete Genomics by BGI-Shenzhen is a clear sign that China plans to become a world leader in genomics research. Complete Genomics, the whole human... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/20/12

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