Melanie Zinser

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Genetically Modified Cells Could Prevent Death From HIV/AIDS, Study Finds

Image credit: Getty Images<p>Using genetic modification to treat HIV could create cells that are resistant to the two major types of the virus, …

Meet the First Baby Born After Genetic Embryo Screening

What makes Connor Levy, a baby born on May 18, special is that his genome was sequenced for abnormalities before he was born — meaning the doctors …

Genetic modification proposed to save endangered species

Biologists suggest genes might be introduced even from other species to help survival in changing climatic conditions<p>Genetic modification of animals so that they can deal with changing climate and habitats may be the only way to save some of the most endangered species from becoming extinct, …

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Human cloning developments raise hopes for new treatments

Lorraine Barnes suffered a heart attack in 2005 and has lived with the consequences – extreme exhaustion and breathlessness – ever since. "I was separated from my husband and so my children, Charlotte and James, had to grow up overnight because suddenly they were caring for me," she says.<p>Charlotte …