That person who looks just like you is not your twin, but if scientists compared your genomes, they might find a lot in common.
If the technique is confirmed, women who have had miscarriages or those undergoing prenatal screening may no longer need to rely on centralized testing labs for results.
Some of the children were infected with adeno-associated virus 2 and shared a relatively uncommon gene variant, according to two small studies.
A study of mice might explain why.
The gene-editing technology has led to innovations in medicine, evolution and agriculture — and raised profound ethical questions about altering human DNA.
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Studying the coronavirus variants that have faded away could help us prepare for what comes next, scientists say.
Retrievers that don’t retrieve and Papillons that point are all possible because the genes that shape dog behavior predate modern breeding that focuses on appearance, researchers find.
The test leads people undergoing in vitro fertilization to discard thousands of embryos each year. The new research found implanting some “abnormal” embryos resulted in healthy live births.
By studying the relationship between gene variants and alcohol consumption, scientists found no real cardiac benefit to drinking, even modestly.