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Stop the Bleeding, Once and for All?

Current treatments for hemophilia B have problems, but a new gene therapy could yield a cure for the disease that prevents blood clotting.

Searching for the Gene-Editing Off-Switch

CRISPR is revolutionary, but some scientists are anti-CRISPR. Ironically, their work will actually help improve the gene-editing tool.

Cracking the Clues on Peanut Allergies

There is a genetic basis for potentially fatal peanut allergies. But we also know there are ways to reduce risk.

Mapping Out a Life-Saving Diagnosis

Studying the genomes of mice and building a genetic registry could help prevent terrifying ailments like sudden cardiac arrests.
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Big Questions, Six Billion Tiny Answers

Sequencing the genome is easier and cheaper than ever; but what does it all mean? The answers could profoundly change society.
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Medical Treatments Made Just for You

Most of us will experience a genetic disorder; however, genomic medicine is poised to provide individualized treatments to fight back.
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Going Deep Into the Human Genome

On the leading edge of artificial intelligence is deep learning, which could unlock the mystery of how our genes encode human life.
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What Kind of Mutant Are You?

We all have gene mutations. Some could be trouble, but many are harmless. How do we know which is which? That's the big riddle.

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