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Y chromosomes can disappear as men age, causing deadly conditions

The entire Y chromosome can disappear from cells as they divide if DNA replication has enough errors, leading to the mLOY defect.

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Patient gets gene-editing treatment to permanently lower cholesterol

Verve Therapeutics is trialing a gene-editing treatment with CRISPR to change the DNA in liver cells to lower LDL cholesterol.

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Mice cloned from freeze-dried dead cells, able to produce offspring

Japanese researchers have created a new method of storing somatic cells to clone mice with, resulting in a 0.2-5.4% success rate.

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Monkeypox found to have 'accelerated evolution,' more than it should

Monkeypox outbreaks have now been recorded in 50+ countries, and genetic analysis reveals it is mutating 6-12x faster than normal.

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CRISPR gene-editing treatment almost 100% effective after three years

The first human trial of CRISPR gene-editing technology in the United States has all but cured 31 patients of SCD and 44 of TDT.

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Many men carry an extra chromosome, without even knowing about it

A study of over 207,000 men participating in the UK Biobank has revealed that almost 1 in 500 men have an extra X or Y chromosome.

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Taller people have a higher risk of disease, huge new study confirms

New research shows that height is associated with an increased risk of many diseases and conditions, such as high blood pressure.

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First U.S. trial of genetically modified mosquitoes deemed successful

Biotechnology firm Oxitec has successfully tested releasing genetically modified Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in the Florida Keys.

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5,500 new RNA viruses were just found lurking in the ocean

Machine learning has helped identify 5,500 new RNA viruses belonging to the five known phyla and five newly proposed phyla.

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Scientists have finally made the first complete human genome sequence

Scientists from the Telomere-to-Telomere (T2T) consortium have created a new complete human genome sequence, dubbed T2T-CHM13.

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Lab-grown genetically modified mosquitoes may be released very soon

Oxitec plans to release its 'Friendly' genetically modified mosquito in California counties to kill invasive mosquito populations.

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Largest single family tree ever created by researchers

Researchers from the Oxford Big Data Institute have created the world's largest family tree, including almost 27 million members.

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Genetic mutations resulting from Chernobyl examined in new study

Genetic mutations in populations of Daphnia pulex found near Chernobyl were found in higher amounts relative to radiation doses.

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Longer human lifespan linked to these genes, new research shows

Researchers from University College London have found an association between the Pol I and Pol III genes and longer lifespans.

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Massive genome sequencing project of all known species' begins

The Earth BioGenome Project (EBP) is starting work on sequencing the DNA of all 1.8 million named animal, plant and fungi species.

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DNA mutations may not be as random as we thought, new study shows

Scientists from UC Davis and the Max Planck Institute have identified a non-random pattern in DNA mutations of thale cress plants.

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Hearing loss reversed with amazing new gene therapy

A new gene therapy targets the STRC genes for stereocilin, a genetic source of hearing loss, and returned hearing to mice.

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Geneticists receive millions to resurrect a real-life woolly mammoth

A company has received millions in funding to resurrect a woolly mammoth in an endeavor to combat the effects of climate change.

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Scientists created a mouse that is also genetically human

Scientists have managed to create a mouse that is surprisingly also human.

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