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American scientist under investigation over ties to alleged genetic editing

Rice University has launched an investigating into one of its professors after reports surfaced that he is connected to alleged genetic editing in China that resulted in the birth of two babies with altered DNA. They announced the investigation Monday in the wake of reports that Dr. Michael Deem, a professor of biochemical and genetic… Read More »

PTEN Genetic Test

What is a PTEN genetic test? A PTEN genetic test looks for a change, known as a mutation, in a gene called PTEN. Genes are the basic units of heredity passed down from your mother and father. The PTEN gene helps stop the growth of tumors. It’s known as a tumor suppressor. A tumor suppressor… Read More »