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Genome editing method targets AIDS virus

By destroying the regulatory genes of the AIDS virus HIV-1 using the genome editing system CRISPR/Cas9, a Japanese research group has succeeded in blocking the production of HIV-1 by infected cells.

May 18, 2018
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Genomics is disrupting the healthcare sector

Affordable, rapid DNA sequencing is causing a revolution in medicine and healthcare globally—and it's happening now, says Thomas Barlow (Barlow Advisory), the author of the landmark Garvan Global Genomics Report, which ...

May 04, 2018
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Expert explains the true costs of genetic testing

From 23 and Me and Ancestry DNA to research laboratories, genome sequencing has become widely available, but better understanding is needed on when it should be used and whether it should be covered by health plans, says ...

Apr 30, 2018
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Your genome may have already been hacked

On April 25, California law enforcement announced the possible capture of a long-sought serial killer. Shortly after, it was reported that police had used public DNA databases to determine his identity.

Apr 30, 2018
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