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Genetic Engineering

Genetic Engineering
New Role Identified for Scars at the Site of Injured Spinal Cord (May 2016)
The DIY Scientist, the Olympian, and the Mutated Gene (Feb 2016)
Origins of life: New model may explain emergence of self-replication on early Earth (Sep 2015)
A Gene that Shaped the Evolution of Darwin's Finches (Mar 2015)
Mini-Pig Tale Tells of New Possibilities (Dec 2012)
New Gene Tool Could Transform Study of Biology (May 2012)
Epigenetics Gives Clues to Reversing Genetic Methylation (Jun 2011)
Turning Blood Cells into 'Beating' Heart Cells (May 2011)
Scientists Construct Synthetic Proteins that Sustain Life  (Feb 2011)
Micromasonry: Building Artificial Tissues in 3D  (Jun 2010)
Genetics or Evolution?  (May 2010)
Genetically-Modified Foods Back on Europe’s Menu  (Apr 2010)
Preparing Peanuts for the Future  (Apr 2010)
Stem Cells Model Birth Defect  (Apr 2010)
Breeding and Genetic Change in the Holstein Genome  (Nov 2009)
Scientists Develop Improved Pest-Resistant Potato  (May 2009)
The Race to Develop Cheap, Rapid DNA Sequencing  (Mar 2009)
A New Path for Stem Cell Research  (Mar 2008)
Fledgling Stem-Cell Research Is Promising Yet Problematic  (Jun 2005)
Whither Genomic Medicine?  (Oct 2001)
Demystifying Magnetism  (Oct 2000)
Feeding the World With Biotech Crops  (May 1998)
Turning the Tide Against Nematodes  (May 1995)
Genes to the Rescue  (Dec 1993)
Bottling Nature's Medicine Making Machinery  (Apr 1993)
Upgrading Plant Proteins  (Sep 1992)
Genetic Engineering's Brave New World  (Aug 1991)
Feeding Industrial Wastes to Microorganisms  (Nov 1990)
Farm Animals of the Future  (Nov 1989)
Microbial Pesticides  (Oct 1989)
The Genetic Management of Endangered Species  (Sep 1988)

"Engineering Genes"
Special Feature, Natural Science, Jan. 2000
The Gene Genie's Progeny  (Jan 2000)
Who's in Charge of the Gene Genie?  (Jan 2000)
Releasing the Gene Genie  (Jan 2000)

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