Genetics

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Children of the 90s: third generation joins pioneering UK study
Grandchildren, their parents and the original participants gather for 30th year of Bristol health project

Steven Morris

16, Sep, 2021 @1:51 PM

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Success of past rewilding projects shows path to restoring damaged ecosystems
Concept is now widely accepted after initial controversy around projects such as Yellowstone wolves – though opposition remains

Stephen Moss

13, Sep, 2021 @6:23 PM

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Firm raises $15m to bring back woolly mammoth from extinction
Scientists set initial sights on creating elephant-mammoth hybrid, with first calves expected in six years

Ian Sample Science editor

13, Sep, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Kathryn Paige Harden: ‘Studies have found genetic variants that correlate with going further in school’
The behaviour geneticist explains how biology could have an influence on academic attainment – and why she takes an anti-eugenics approach

Zoë Corbyn

12, Sep, 2021 @4:30 AM

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UK scientists win £2.2m Breakthrough prize for DNA reading advances
Creators of next-generation genome sequencing take science’s most lucrative award

Ian Sample Science editor

09, Sep, 2021 @12:00 PM

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‘Genetic fossil’: intact DNA from woman who lived 7,200 years ago discovered in Indonesia
Skeleton of hunter-gatherer found in Leang Panninge cave sheds light on ancient human migration

Donna Lu

25, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Striving for a post-racial world | Letters
Letters: Readers react to a long read on humanist Paul Gilroy, with one saying that discarding the idea of ‘race’ altogether feels right

Letters

09, Aug, 2021 @4:35 PM

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DNA from thin air: a new way to detect rare wildlife in hostile environments
Discovery that traces of genetic material are all around us opens a non-invasive way to boost biodiversity

Robin McKie

08, Aug, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Genetic secret to age women start menopause discovered
Research could lead to doctors being able to tell women how long they have got left to start a family

Guardian staff and agency

04, Aug, 2021 @9:37 PM

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Genetic engineering test with mosquitoes ‘may be game changer’ in eliminating malaria
UK scientist says gene-drive study rendering female insects infertile may lead to ‘self destruct mosquito’ field tests within 10 years

Linda Geddes

28, Jul, 2021 @6:54 PM

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Richard Lewontin obituary
Pioneering biologist and geneticist whose research showed the emptiness of traditional biological concepts of race

Andrew Brown and Steven Rose

28, Jul, 2021 @5:07 PM

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Reasons to be fearful of China’s data-gathering | Letters
Letters: We should be suspicious of the role of the Chinese Communist party in the harvesting of genetic data from unborn babies, argues William Matthews

Letters

17, Jul, 2021 @1:00 PM

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