News tagged with human genome

Toward lab-grown designer babies

It gives new meaning to the vulgarity "a piece of tail." The latest way of divorcing baby-making from the old-fashioned method not only involves no sexual relations, it doesn't even involve eggs and sperm. At least at first.

dateMay 22, 2017 in Biotechnology
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Barley genome sequenced

Looking for a better beer or single malt Scotch whiskey? A team of researchers at the University of California, Riverside may have you covered. They are among a group of 77 scientists worldwide who have sequenced the complete ...

dateApr 26, 2017 in Biotechnology
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New book examines the genomics revolution

In 2000, the world learned that scientists had completed an initial analysis of the sequence of the human genome – the totality of our inherited DNA. This development marked the "end of the beginning" of the rise of genomics, ...

dateApr 11, 2017 in Biotechnology
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