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University of the Philippines College of Medicine assistant professor Gene Nisperos says the threats result from the prevailing culture of intolerance for critical thinking and dissent
In a paper describing the breakthrough in the journal Cell Press, researchers say it could help us better understand vision problems in humans with albinism
Researchers say that for people genetically predisposed to a wider girth, these unhealthy lifestyles compounded the problem, resulting in an even higher rate of weight gain
State media in China report that a preliminary investigation confirms that a second woman became pregnant and that she will be put under medical observation
What He Jiankui has done is the genetic version of the 'like' game on social media
Chinese science and technology vice minister Xu Nanping says the 'gene-edited babies incident as reported by media blatantly violated our country's relevant laws and regulations'
The Chinese scientist who claims to have created the world's first genetically-edited babies says he is 'proud' of the highly controversial procedure but says the trial is halted because of the international outcry
Among the key factors are the senators' ties with their colleagues and the ratings of President Rodrigo Duterte
The Philippine Genome Center in Diliman promises to conduct molecular-level research in the fields of health and medicine, agriculture, forensics and ethnicity, industry, and the environment
President Duterte knows very well that the real writing of the constitution will happen in Congress, where his lieutenants will in no way allow him to bid them goodbye midway in his term
No wonder the Consultative Committee has finished its draft constitution two weeks ahead of President Duterte’s State of the Nation Address – it passes to someone else the crucial, dirty, and most difficult job of having a transition plan
The research shows 'changes in the DNA have been seriously underestimated before now,' says Allan Bradley of the Wellcome Sanger Institute, who co-authored a study published in the journal Nature Biotechnology
(UPDATED) From delaying investigations, ousting chairpersons, and clearing administration officials, the Senate has supported President Rodrigo Duterte in his two years in office
Gene de Loyola's work covers the dark Marcos era and the struggles of living in the Philippine countryside
'We are a democratic institution. Our work is helping democracy,' says Social Weather Stations president Mahar Mangahas
(UPDATED) UP political scientist Gene Lacza Pilapil says there are 3 ways for President Duterte to be protected from prosecution after his term under the 1987 Constitution ends in 2022
Is federalism fundamentally problematic for the Philippines, or is it simply not the right time?
Gene therapies are proving their worth, but with million dollar price tags, it's not clear who should pay for them
Is witnessing a starry night worth an eye-watering $425,000 per eye?
The statement of President Duterte that he will step down in 2022 even if a federal constitution is passed is as good as his campaign promise to ride a jet ski to the Spratlys
No democratic country with an existing unitary-presidential setup has been crazy enough to make these constitutional overhauls at the same time
A UP professor doubts President Rodrigo Duterte's vow not to extend his term, saying it is like his 'campaign promise to ride a jet ski to the Spratlys'
In fact, they may have a 'survival advantage' over non-carriers if diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer, a form that is particularly hard to treat, a team writes in the journal The Lancet Oncology
What are the biggest stories, discoveries and ideas in science this 2017? The Mind Movers of the Mind Museum list down some of the most important ones from the past 12 months.
Gene drive advocates and critics square off in Montreal this week in an obscure working group under the Convention on Biological Diversity
Gene Yu, chief executive officer and co-founder of private security firm Blackpanda, says there is room for businesses to improve their safety protocols
The researchers successful use of the CRISPR gene editing tool in viable embryos was hailed as a technical feat by outside experts who called at the same time for deeper debate on the ethics of altering human DNA
Scientists and consumer groups say there is not enough evidence yet to shed light on the potential risks of gene editing particularly regarding its trickle down effects on the environment and the ecosystem
Gene editing Biotechnology may bring about an end to malaria but will it have unforeseen effects down the line?
Scientific techniques that can wipe out invasive species or alter mosquitoes ability to carry disease are pushing ahead raising concerns about the ethics of permanently changing the natural world
Gene meninggal dunia akibat komplikasi penyakit alzheimer yang dideritanya
Olivia Wilde Uzo Aduba director Mel Brooks and more remember the great Gene Wilder
The actor died of complications from Alzheimer s holding hands with family members and taking his last breath as Ella Fitzgerald s Somewhere Over The Rainbow played on a speaker
When asked about gene editing which could reduce the risk of serious disease in babies at risk 68 of Americans say they would be very or somewhat worried
With new gene editing techniques modifications can quickly spread through a population via a gene drive greatly increasing chances that the altered gene will become widespread
A lot of other causes can lead to high bad cholesterol such as poor diet and lack of exercise
Many are excited about the superior ability of CRISPR to deliver a gene to the right spot compared to its genome editing competitors – as well as the technique s low cost and ease of use says the journal Science
Asthma can strike at any time Here are a few ways you can cope with it
The discovery could herald a virtual return to the Dark Ages with doctors unable to control common germs
The KISS star s home was searched but Gene Simmons and his family are not suspects in the case
David Sweat s capture wraps up a huge manhunt that saw hundreds of law enforcement officers working around the clock after Sweat and Richard Matt busted out on June 6
With a test like ours notes lead author Zachary Kaminsky we may be able to stem suicide rates by identifying those people and intervening early enough to head off a catastrophe
[Science Solitaire] What makes us marry a certain person? The answer may lie in our genes
Genes and environmental factors both play a role in the causes of autism
The gene therapy study is hoped to lead to the development of new drugs to treat the incurable disease
A gene called IRX3 and unlocking how this gene works may eventually explain why some people are more prone to obesity than others
Women diagnosed with breast cancer caused by a notorious gene have a much better survival chance if they have both breasts removed instead of one says a study
Peñaflor gets stranded in the Mendocino National Forest after hitting his head and falling into a ditch He survives with only a knife gun lighter and water