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Stanford Clears Professor of Helping With Gene-Edited Babies Experiment

By PAM BELLUCK

Stephen Quake and two colleagues were found to have followed proper scientific protocol in their interactions with the Chinese researcher who did the work.

Don’t Count on 23andMe to Detect Most Breast Cancer Risks, Study Warns

By HEATHER MURPHY

The DNA testing company, which has 10 million customers, misses nearly 90 percent of people with risky BRCA mutations. It says the criticism is overblown.

Don’t Count on 23andMe to Detect Most Breast Cancer Risks, Study Warns

By HEATHER MURPHY

The DNA testing company, which has 10 million customers, misses nearly 90 percent of people with risky BRCA mutations. It says the criticism is overblown.

Don’t Count on 23andMe to Detect Most Breast Cancer Risks, Study Warns

By HEATHER MURPHY

The DNA testing company, which has 10 million customers, misses nearly 90 percent of people with risky BRCA mutations. It says the criticism is overblown.

Making Babies in the Year 2045

By JAMIE METZL

Huge pools of health data collected over the past generation allow you to pick many of your child’s genetic traits. Are you comfortable with that?

This Editorial Is Not About Designer Babies

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

A procedure called mitochondrial replacement therapy could eliminate devastating diseases. It would not enable parents to ‘design’ their children.

4 Takeaways From That Huge Study of Scott Kelly

By CARL ZIMMER

Scott Kelly spent 340 days aboard the International Space Station for a unique study of the biological effects of space travel.

Q&A: Orchids Bloom in Thousands of Forms. But Why?

By C. CLAIBORNE RAY

Each species of orchid is designed to attract a specific pollinator. The genes that make that possible are highly adaptable, scientists say.

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