A Genetic Scalpel for Modifying the Bacteria in Your Gut

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Yale University researchers have developed new methods for regulating gene activity in a widespread group of microbiome bacteria in the gut of living mice.

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Marching for Science in London

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Hear from the organisers, speakers, and protesters at London's March for Science.

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Quiz: 7 Days in Science -28th April 2017

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From Whales to Marches to Super-Charged Booze.

Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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15 Best Signs from the March for Science

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We take a look at a selection of the best signs from the March for Science.

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Where Do New Genes Come From?
Where Do New Genes Come From?
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New genes are more likely to emerge full-fledged from a genome's non-coding regions — sometimes referred to as "junk" DNA — than many scientists would have expected.

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Looking for a Better Beer or Single malt Scotch Whiskey?
Looking for a Better Beer or Single malt Scotch Whiskey?
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Research could lead to better beer, single malt Scotch whiskey and provide tool for scientists to better understand other crops, including rice and wheat.

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Unstable Chromosomes Increase Risk of Cancer Returning
Unstable Chromosomes Increase Risk of Cancer Returning
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TRACERx is the first study to look at the evolution of cancer in real time and immense detail.

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Tempus, UPenn Team Up to Improve Leukemia Treatment
Tempus, UPenn Team Up to Improve Leukemia Treatment
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Tempus has formed a second collaboration with Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center to improve and personalize treatment for patients diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

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Ensuring Reproducibility in Computational Experiments
Ensuring Reproducibility in Computational Experiments
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Scientists have developed a workflow management system that prevents irreproducibility when analyzing large genomics datasets with computers.

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A Breath Test for Lung Cancer
A Breath Test for Lung Cancer
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A new test for the early detection of lung cancer measures tiny changes in the composition of the breath.

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