News tagged with genetic alteration

Seeing cancer in three dimensions

One of the hallmarks of cancer cells is that certain regions of their DNA tend to get duplicated many times, while others are deleted. Often those genetic alterations help the cells become more malignant — ...

Nov 21, 2011
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Genetic alteration linked with human male infertility

One in seven couples worldwide has difficulty conceiving a child, and male infertility is thought to account for nearly half of those cases. Although the cause of male infertility is often unknown, scientists ...

Sep 30, 2010
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Paper industry tests genetically altered trees

The commercial paper industry's plans to plant forests of genetically altered eucalyptus trees in seven Southern states has generated more cries from critics worried that such a large introduction of a bioengineered ...

Jun 07, 2010
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