Tag Archives: DNA

US Panel Debates Three-Parent Embryos

US Panel Debates Three-Parent Embryos

  WASHINGTON, February 27, 2014 (AFP) – A US advisory board debated a controversial new technique Wednesday that would use DNA from three people to produce embryos free of a ...

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Revealed: How Malaria Parasite Beats Top Insecticides

Revealed: How Malaria Parasite Beats Top Insecticides

  PARIS, February 25, 2014 (AFP) – Gene detectives on Tuesday said they had discovered how the parasite that causes malaria becomes resistant to DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) and to insecticides used in ...

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Antioxidants Speed Lung Cancer Growth, Tested on Mice: Study

Antioxidants Speed Lung Cancer Growth, Tested on Mice: Study

  WASHINGTON, January 29, 2014 (AFP) – People who smoke or have lung cancer should think twice about taking vitamin supplements, according to a Swedish study Wednesday that showed certain ...

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Transplant Tissue: Stem Cells in ‘Revolutionary’ Boost

Transplant Tissue: Stem Cells in ‘Revolutionary’ Boost

  PARIS, January 29, 2014 (AFP) – Scientists Wednesday reported a simple way to turn animal cells back to a youthful, neutral state, a feat hailed as a “game-changer” in ...

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Walmart Tightens Rules in China after Fox Meat Scare

Walmart Tightens Rules in China after Fox Meat Scare

  WASHINGTON, January 29, 2014 (AFP) – Walmart said Wednesday it will tighten inspections on its suppliers in China after it was forced to recall donkey meat products that had ...

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Gene Clue to Latin American Risk for Diabetes

Gene Clue to Latin American Risk for Diabetes

  PARIS, December 25, 2013 (AFP) – Scientists on Wednesday said they had found a variant of a gene to explain why Latin Americans are at higher risk of Type ...

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