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DNA

Sleep

My DNA Test Confirmed It: I'm Not a Morning Person

According to DNAfit, it's not laziness that stops me rousing in the morning.

How Cyril Moukarzel Is Using DNA to Create the Future of Personalized Medicine

Imagine being able to customize drugs to your genes. His company is making it happen.

How a $9 Billion Startup Deceived Silicon Valley

Author John Carreyrou of 'Bad Blood' -- which documents the rise and fall of Theranos -- explains how Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes got away with deception for as long as she did.

Very Unattractive People Earn Significantly More Money, Study Says

Beautiful people arguably have an easier life -- they're happier, healthier, and have more friends. But a new study turns this theory on its head.

Need Extra Storage? Try DNA.

In a case of technology meets biology, scientists in labs across the country are experimenting with synthetic DNA as a storage medium, most notably Microsoft and the University of Washington.

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Why Microsoft Just Bought 10 Million Strands of DNA

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Sleep

Being a Morning Person Is in Your DNA, Says 23andMe

The results of the new study point to 15 different DNA locations associated with being "a morning person."
Genetics

Scientists and Ethicists Encourage Caution at Gene Summit

The effectiveness and safety of gene editing is still unknown.
Science

Are We 5 Years Away From Being Able to Reverse Aging?

One Harvard Medical School genetics professor thinks so.
Science

Genetically-Altered Mosquitoes May Be Key to Eradicating Malaria, Study Shows

Scientists at the University of California inserted heritable, malaria-blocking genes into mosquitoes and observed encouraging results.
Genetics

New Research Shows DNA Can Be Altered by Trauma, Passed On to Offspring

We pass down more than just height and eye color. Science has shown that we can pass down our environmental experiences through DNA.
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3D-Printed DNA 'Bunnies' Could Deliver Drugs Into Your Body

These colorful animals are more than just cute.
Starting a Business

Understand Your Entrepreneurial DNA Before You Start Up

Do you fall into one of these four quadrants? Determining your type can help you get off on the right foot.
Science

Amazon, Google Race to Get Your DNA Into the Cloud

Both companies are seeking bragging rights in helping scientists make new medical discoveries and market share in a business that may be worth $1 billion a year by 2018.
Sleep Habits

Your DNA Might Determine If You're an Early Bird or a Night Owl

Geneticists say they have learned more about the human body's circadian rhythms.