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WTF is CRISPR?

WTF is CRISPR?

Say you’ve inherited a rare genetic mutation that guarantees you...

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Genetics startup Genos wants to pay you for your DNA data

Genetics startup Genos wants to pay you for your DNA data

The first whole human genome sequencingcost a whopping $2.7 billion. T...

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Gut health startup uBiome raised $22 million and is launching a DNA test for your poop

Gut health startup uBiome raised $22 million and is launching a DNA test for your poop

There are a lot of startups looking at your DNA these days but uBiome ...

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Influential software designer Keith Ohlfs passes away at 52

Influential software designer Keith Ohlfs passes away at 52

It’s a strange sort of legacy, but it’s the kind that&rsqu...

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Jeff Bezos, Mayo Clinic back anti-aging startup Unity Biotechnology for $116 million

Jeff Bezos, Mayo Clinic back anti-aging startup Unity Biotechnology for $116 million

Every once in a while someone in Silicon Valley brings up the possibil...

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Scientists made babies from mouse skin cells

Scientists made babies from mouse skin cells

A group of Japanese scientists fromKyushu University has successfully ...

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Bryan Johnson invests $100 million in Kernel to unlock the power of the human brain

Bryan Johnson invests $100 million in Kernel to unlock the power of the human brain

Earlier this year, former Braintree founder Bryan Johnson publicly ann...

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Experimental “stretchy” optical fibers could warn about disease early

Experimental “stretchy” optical fibers could warn about disease early

A new type of optical fiber – a channel capable of transporting ...

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The Impossible Foods burger heads West

The Impossible Foods burger heads West

Next Story How a unique approach to auto repair led to a new k...

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Biotech startup Zymergen nabs $130 million from Softbank

Biotech startup Zymergen nabs $130 million from Softbank

Zymergen, a Bay Area startup creating all sorts of materials from gene...

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