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Yoga and Meditation Can Positively Affect DNA

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

Yoga and meditation are well-documented to have psychological, emotional and physical benefits for people at all stages of health, including cancer pa...

3 Things You Must Do Before Getting DNA Tested

Posted 06.14.2013 | OWN

By Cheryl Platzman Weinstock In capable hands, DNA testing can be a powerful tool to help prevent or treat illness. Take these steps to make ...

Identical Twins' DNA Evidence: Who Committed Rapes?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.11.2013 | World

A series of rapes in Marseille, France, has generated a rare forensic puzzle: DNA evidence nabbed identical twins as suspects, LaProvence originally r...

Unexpected DNA Discovery May Aid Cancer Research

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.25.2013 | Science

Sixty years after Watson and Crick first described the two-stranded "double helix" structure of DNA, scientists at the University of Cambridge now rep...

The Value of ENCODE

Nessa Carey | Posted 11.24.2012 | Science
Nessa Carey

Creating a drug to target just one regulator may have little impact. But the more we understand the regulatory networks involved in health and disease, the more chance we have of identifying the key vulnerable pinch points in our organ systems.

Dependent on Government? You Bet They Are!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Some things are actually worth paying for....

'Single Gene May Hold Key to Life Itself'

Nathaniel Comfort | Posted 11.23.2012 | Science
Nathaniel Comfort

Distortions and sensationalism really only explain how deterministic stories persist -- not why. There must be something satisfying and lucrative about "gene-for" stories. What is so sexy about a gene for IQ?

Scientists Bring Back Artificial Life -- and Our Fear of Frankenstein

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
David Ropeik

The ability to construct DNA and insert it into living reproducing cells has almost unimaginable promise. But scientists need to tell us what they are doing to keep their work safe.

Ancient DNA Recreates Extinct Bird's Feathers

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Australian and New Zealand scientists have used prehistoric feathers to help map the color of giant extinct birds and ...