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11,500 Year Old ANCIENT BABY Reveals MYSTERIOUS Lost Native American Ancestors

By MALCOLM RITTER, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — DNA from an infant who died in Alaska some 11,500 years ago is giving scientists the best...

Price tag on gene therapy for rare form of blindness: $850K

By MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A first-of-its kind genetic treatment for blindness will cost $850,000 per patient, making it one of...

FDA Approves First-of-a-Kind Test for Cancer Gene Profiling

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer U.S. regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind test that looks for mutations in hundreds of cancer genes at once using...

Amish DNA Holds Key to Immortality

Amish people live longer thanks to mutated DNA. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine conducted a study examining the Amish people in Indiana and found...

Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapy

By MARIA CHENG, AP Medical Writer LONDON (AP) — Doctors treating a critically ill boy with a devastating skin disease used experimental gene therapy to create...

Scientists Developing Reversible Gene Editing Technology

By LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are altering a powerful gene-editing technology in hopes of one day fighting diseases without making permanent...

Mystery of the Durian Genome Finally Unlocked!

At long last, the mysterious Durian, King of Fruits, has been solved! Researchers from Singapore, Hong Kong, and Malaysia joined forces to crack open the...