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Infected DNA successfully hacks computer in terrifying experiment

Remember a few month ago when we were all laughing at Harvard scientists for putting a GIF inside a strand of DNA? Now that bridge between technology …

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Mice with 3D-printed ovaries just gave birth to healthy pups

We are a step closer to engineering replacement ovaries for humans, after mice with 3D printed ovaries have successfully given birth to healthy pups. …

Earth - How to decide which extinct species we should resurrect

Imagine taking a cruise to Mauritius to be greeted by waddling dodos. Maybe you would prefer a Siberian safari and a chance to catch a glimpse of a woolly mammoth, or a voyage to either Australia – for the Tasmanian tiger tour – or New Zealand, to look for Giant Moas.<p>There is just one small problem …

If You Love Watching Documentaries, Here Are 10 You Can Find On The Internet For Free

There was a time when people thought documentaries to be dry, boring and meant for a niche audience. Then came modern masterpieces such as Fahrenheit …

Fossilised Protein Has Been Discovered Inside a 195-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Bone

This is an incredible discovery.<p>When scientists uncover bones and other hard objects from the ground, they can sometimes find scraps of organic …

Dinosaurs

The First Human-Pig Hybrid Embryo Has Been Created in The Lab

A big step towards lab-grown organs.<p>For the first time, researchers have successfully grown human cells inside early-stage pig embryos in the lab, …

Exclusive: World’s first baby born with new “3 parent” technique

It’s a boy! A five-month-old boy is the first baby to be born using a new technique that incorporates DNA from three people, <i>New Scientist</i> can reveal. …

Deep-sea volcano a hotspot for mysterious life

GEOLOGIST SEAMOUNTS, Hawaii (AP) — The turquoise waters became darker and darker, and squiggly glow-in-dark marine creatures began to glide past in the inky depths like ghosts.<p>The three-man submarine went down, down, down into the abyss and drew within sight of something no human had ever laid eyes …

It's Official: Kids Get Their Intelligence From Their Mothers

Science just proved what your mom has been saying all along.<p>When it comes to your IQ, "I got it from my mama" couldn't be more accurate. New research …

Socioeconomics

DNA sequenced in space for the first time

NASA biologist-astronaut Kate Rubins performed the first DNA sequencing experiment in space over the weekend, using a miniaturized device that was …

Google honors Nettie Stevens, a badass research scientist who changed genetics forever

Happy 155th birthday!<p>Nettie Stevens — who’s honored in today’s Google Doodle — lived at the end of the 1800s, at a time when women mostly married and stayed home, or were teachers or nurses if they wanted to work. Instead, Stevens became a research scientist and her discoveries changed genetics …

Biologists have recreated life inside a computer — NOVA Next | PBS

A few years ago, Michael Levin faced a conundrum. He and his colleagues at the Tufts Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology just outside …

Hundreds of Genes Spring to Life Up to 4 Days After Death, Scientists Find

Wha??<p>When a person's heart and brain have stopped ticking, and their respiratory and circulatory systems grind to a halt, it’s time to declare death. …

From Living Computers To Nano-Robots: How We’re Taking DNA Beyond Genetics

DNA is one of the most amazing molecules in nature, providing a way to carry the instructions needed to create almost any lifeform on Earth in a …

Genetics

Genetically enhancing our children could raise interest rates

With embryo selection, a woman produces many embryos that are examined by a fertility clinic, and then the clinic implants in her one of the embryos that happens to be free of the harmful gene. Once we understand how DNA can influence human intelligence, fertility clinics could also base their …

Engineering the immune system to kill cancer cells - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

In late 2015, former President Jimmy Carter announced that he was free of the metastatic melanoma that had spread to his liver and brain. In addition …

Gene editing technique could transform future

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1246000/1246254_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524629189_84817b0ff5891e3e3ff4f8fef99fe124<p><b>CRISPR - get to know this acronym. It's good to know the name of something that could change your future.</b><p>Pronounced "crisper", it is a biological …

This just in: Science proves yoga changes your DNA

A study conducted by Harvard University, has empirically proven that yoga positively changes your cellular metabolic functions, ie, it improves the …

Why we have blood types and why they matter

If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was also the most excellent of blood types - a biological mark of distinction.<p>It didn't take long for me to recognize just how silly that feeling was and tamp it down. But I didn't learn much more about what it really meant to have type A+ blood.<p>By …

Citizen scientists, you can now DIY your own DNA analysis with Bento Lab

Want to know if you have the “athlete gene” or if you’re actually related to the weirdos who claim you as a family member? Get your collection tubes ready, citizen scientists, Bento Lab’s DIY DNA analysis kit is here and ready for the in-home lab.<p>Normally you’d order a kit somewhere like 23andMe, …

Scientists have synthesized a 'minimal genome' with only genes necessary for life

A pioneering accomplishment in the field of genetic research could help scientists gain new insights into the very definition of life. The new …

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Twins in Vietnam Discovered to Have Different Fathers After DNA Test

A Vietnamese couple recently took their 2-year-old fraternal twins for DNA testing and discovered that while they have the same mother, they …

More Evidence Older Dads May Father Kids With Genetic Diseases

A new study from researchers at the University of Oxford has essentially taken genetic snapshots of the sperm in the testicles of 14 men of various …

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To Adapt, You Need To Evolve

When scientists decoded the human genome in 2001, they found something astounding. While our DNA provides the blueprint for everything about us—from how we develop in the womb to eye color and personality traits—it takes only 20,000 genes to do so, less than one fifth of what had previously been …

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There Is Such a Thing as Plant Intelligence

Plants are capable of solving problems and learning from past experiences.<p>When Paleolithic painters decorated the walls of the caves at Chauvet, in France, they chose stunning motifs of horses and other animals. For them, as for most of us, plants were just there in the background, vegetating away. …

Botany

WATCH: Incredible Tiny Snail Beats Its Watery Wings And 'Flies'

<i>Limacina helicina</i> looks like most any other sea snail — until it beats what look like delicate wings and "flies" through the water.<p>A newly published study in the <i>Journal of Experimental Biology</i> says the tiny species of sea snail moves through water using the same kind of motion that an insect uses …