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Experts build artificial Hox genes using new synthetic DNA technology

Experts build artificial Hox genes using new synthetic DNA technology

Researchers may have identified a key intermediate in the transition from prokaryotes to eukaryotes

Researchers may have identified a key intermediate in the transition from prokaryotes to eukaryotes

A single mutation can enhance the virulence of Zika virus

A single mutation can enhance the virulence of Zika virus

Experts identify the master regulator of Nodal signaling in human embryonic stem cells

Experts identify the master regulator of Nodal signaling in human embryonic stem cells

Study unravels novel gene vital for establishing proper left-right asymmetry

Study unravels novel gene vital for establishing proper left-right asymmetry

Study identifies how embryonic cells detect stiffness in their environment

Study identifies how embryonic cells detect stiffness in their environment

Study offers genetic clues on the fundamental development of anatomical appearance

Study offers genetic clues on the fundamental development of anatomical appearance

CHOP-led network aims to unlock the genetic mysteries behind pediatric brain tumors

CHOP-led network aims to unlock the genetic mysteries behind pediatric brain tumors

Experts explain left–right asymmetry development in the embryo

Experts explain left–right asymmetry development in the embryo

Study sheds light on the genetic toolkit used during evolution to create different extremities

Study sheds light on the genetic toolkit used during evolution to create different extremities

Study describes a new method for identifying sperm mutations that can cause disease in children

Study describes a new method for identifying sperm mutations that can cause disease in children

New way to study uterine fluid in the lab could avoid invasive procedures during pregnancy

New way to study uterine fluid in the lab could avoid invasive procedures during pregnancy

Commuters are inhaling chemicals at levels that increase cancer risk

Commuters are inhaling chemicals at levels that increase cancer risk

Study addresses mystery of how chromosomes are inherited during cell division

Study addresses mystery of how chromosomes are inherited during cell division

Imperfect egg cells more common than originally thought

Imperfect egg cells more common than originally thought

Researchers provide a list of genes implicated in congenital heart disease

Researchers provide a list of genes implicated in congenital heart disease

Research reveals fundamental insights into the causes of severe birth defects

Research reveals fundamental insights into the causes of severe birth defects

Researchers design living plant-based sensor to track arsenic levels

Researchers design living plant-based sensor to track arsenic levels

Study provides key insight to better understand the development of Type 2 diabetes

Study provides key insight to better understand the development of Type 2 diabetes

Researchers show how AI may help in improving pregnant women's health

Researchers show how AI may help in improving pregnant women's health