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How Mitochondria Protect Themselves from Mutations

  by Ross Anderson, PhD Mitochondria are very interesting and unique organelles. All eukaryotic cells possess them. They are indispensable in a number of cell activities beyond their well-known role of synthesizing the bulk of ATP used to power cells. Mitochondria reproduce at rates that are, for the most part, independent of the cell division […]

Genetic Tinkering Puts Brave New World at Our Doorstep

New tools in the lab put human nature at risk. Can we trust fallible scientists to be ethical?

CRISPR Opens Pandora's Box

A quick-and-easy gene editing procedure has leading scientists worried.
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