DNA

Faces of 3 ancient Egyptians reconstructed using 2,000-year-old DNA
Archaeology

Faces of 3 ancient Egyptians reconstructed using 2,000-year-old DNA

Scientists have reconstructed the faces of three ancient Egyptian men using DNA that is more than 2,000 years old, according…
Doctors try 1st CRISPR editing in the body for blindness
Science

Doctors try 1st CRISPR editing in the body for blindness

Scientists say they have used the gene editing tool CRISPR inside someone’s body for the first time, a new frontier…
US to collect DNA of all undocumented migrants
World

US to collect DNA of all undocumented migrants

The US government plans to collect the DNA of all migrants detained after entering the country illegally, officials said Wednesday.…
Biblical bad guys the ancient Philistines came from Europe, DNA shows
Middle East

Biblical bad guys the ancient Philistines came from Europe, DNA shows

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The ancient Philistines, the Biblical villains whose origins have puzzled scholars for decades, came to the Middle…
Japan approves growing human organs in animals for first time
Science

Japan approves growing human organs in animals for first time

Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study…
Ancient human relative explains mountain gene mutation
World

Ancient human relative explains mountain gene mutation

The fossilised remains of an early human cousin found in the mountains of Tibet proves mankind adapted to live at…
Israeli student charged with killing Palestinian in rock attack
Middle East

Israeli student charged with killing Palestinian in rock attack

LOD, Israel (Reuters) – Israeli prosecutors charged a 16-year-old Jewish seminary student with manslaughter on Thursday over a rock-throwing attack…
Police seek Cristiano Ronaldo DNA in rape case
World

Police seek Cristiano Ronaldo DNA in rape case

Cristiano Ronaldo is being asked by police to provide a DNA sample in an investigation of a Nevada woman’s allegation…
First gene-edited babies claimed in China
Science

First gene-edited babies claimed in China

HONG KONG (AP) — A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world’s first gene-edited babies — twin girls…
Home DNA tests doom anonymity for sperm, egg donors
Life & Style

Home DNA tests doom anonymity for sperm, egg donors

  All Ryan Kramer had to do was to swab his cheek and embark on nine days of genealogical research…
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