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Gene spotted in fruit flies reveals how one species evolved to form two

A team comprising of evolutionary biologists from the University of Utah, University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center seems to have solved...

Scientists map octopus genome and the evolution of cephalopod

Octopuses are often referred to as brainiacs. They are capable of unscrewing themselves out of sealed jars and do extraordinary things like using coconut...

Gene therapy restores hearing in deaf mice, could help humans

Gene therapy could be the answer that many people have been looking for when it comes to hearing loss. Hearing loss impacts an incredibly...

Boffins discovers STORR gene required for Morphinan biosynthesis in opium poppy

Last month, a study published in the journal Nature reported that scientists have successfully identified almost every single step of the process that uses...

Scientists ready to work together to stop misuse of gene editing technology

During the past few months, we have seen ethicists and scientists around the globe expressing their concerns regarding misuse of a newly discovered gene...

Ancient North Eurasians also contributed DNA to present-day Europeans

One of the more complex questions surrounding the human existence, particularly the genetic origins of modern Europeans – may have finally been solved. The answer...

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