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    Plants Fight for Their Lives

    As arable land disappears, a genetic tweak might secure the world’s food supply.

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    The Rise of RNA Therapeutics

    DNA mutations are hard to fix. Scientists are trying another approach.

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    Data Crunchers to the Rescue

    Genetic diseases that puzzle lab scientists are being solved by quantitative biologists.

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    How Genetic Mutations Turned the Coronavirus Deadly

    Tracing the path of a pandemic.

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    How Your Body Knows What Time It Is

    Uncovering the molecules that keep our mind and body in a daily rhythm.

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    The John, Paul, George, and Ringo of Genes

    A pictorial map of the genes that unite all life.

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    Aging Is a Communication Breakdown

    Genes that can’t express themselves may be hallmarks of cancer.

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    Gene Drives Reach Mammals

    A new genetic technology that can quickly change entire populations gets broader.

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    It’s the End of the Gene As We Know It

    We are not nearly as determined by our genes as once thought.

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    What’s Wrong with Bananas

    How industrial agriculture stole sex from our most important fresh fruit crop.