Sep 20, 2016

2,000-year-old Greek shipwreck bones, depth gauge excite scientists

Archaeologists excavating one of the richest shipwrecks of antiquity said Monday that they have found a 2,000-year-old depth measuring device, and human bones that could help build an ancient mariner’s genetic profile. The 1st century B.C. wreck of a large freighter discovered off the ...

Jun 9, 2016

New IVF method seen lessening transfer of moms' bad DNA to babies

Scientists on Wednesday unveiled an improved method of transferring DNA between human egg cells, a technique that aims to create embryos free of their mother’s genetic defects. Refinements to an existing method known as “pronuclear transfer,” sometimes called three-person IVF, greatly reduced the amount ...