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Epigenetic change causes fruit fly babies to inherit diet-induced heart disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Scientists have identified an epigenetic marker and two genes that caused heart failure in the children and grandchildren of fruit flies with high-fat-diet-induced heart dysfunction. Reversing... more
Genetically modified food opponents know less than they think, research finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
People most opposed to genetically modified foods think they know the most about them, but actually know the least, new report finds. more
Genetically modified food opponents know less than they think, research finds  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
The people who hold the most extreme views opposing genetically modified (GM) foods think they know most about GM food science, but actually know the least,... more
New method modifies blood stem cells to reverse genetic mutation that causes IPEX  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
UCLA researchers led by Dr. Donald Kohn have created a method for modifying blood stem cells to reverse the genetic mutation that... more
Researchers correct genetic mutation that causes IPEX, a life-threatening autoimmune syndrome  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers have created a method for modifying blood stem cells to reverse the genetic mutation that causes a life-threatening autoimmune syndrome called IPEX. more
Mice sleeping fitfully help unravel mystery of insomnia  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Mice that sleep fitfully could help researchers unravel the mystery of insomnia. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis studied mice genetically modified to mimic the genetic disease neurofibromatosis... more
Scientists Have 'Hacked Photosynthesis' In Search Of More Productive Crops  NPR · 2 weeks
Scientists have re-engineered photosynthesis, the foundation of life on Earth, creating genetically modified plants that grow faster and bigger. They hope it leads to bigger harvests of food. more
New epigenetic study: Guinea pig fathers pass on adaptive responses to environmental changes  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Adaptations to environmental change are the most important asset for the persistence of any plant or animal species. This is usually achieved... more
Genetically Modified Houseplant Can Clean Indoor Air  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
A team of scientists at the University of Washington has genetically modified a common houseplant, the pothos ivy (Epipremnum aureum), to efficiently... more
Root branching toward water involves posttranslational modification of transcription factor ARF7  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Plants adapt to heterogeneous soil conditions by altering their root architecture. For example, roots branch when in contact with water by using the hydropatterning response. We... more
New genetically modified common houseplant purifies air around it  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
We like to keep the air in our homes as clean as possible, and sometimes we use HEPA air filters to keep offending allergens and dust particles at bay. more
New houseplant can clean your home's air  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have genetically modified a common houseplant to remove chloroform and benzene from the air around it. more
Genetically modified houseplant can efficiently detoxify indoor air  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Our homes are supposed to be safe havens from the outside world. However, studies have shown that household air is more polluted than either office or school air, exposing children and home... more
Gene identified with a key role in plant adaptation to fluctuating soil salinity levels  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have identified modifications in a sodium transporter gene with key consequences for plants needing to adapt to fluctuating soil... more
Dream of augmented humans endures, despite sceptics  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Brain implants, longer lives, genetically modified humans: for the prophets of transhumanism—the scientifically assisted evolution of humans beyond our current limitations—it is just a matter of time. more
China's win-at-all-costs approach suggests it will follow its own dangerous path in biomedicine  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The world was shocked by Chinese scientist He Jiankui's recent claim that he'd brought to term twin babies whose genes – inheritable... more
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