Latest Mitochondrial DNA Stories
A new gene-editing technique created by researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in California could provide new hope for women carrying a mitochondrial disease who want to be mothers, but are afraid of passing their condition on to their children.
They seem to be in the news every day: Mitochondria. But what the heck are they, really? We give you a basic rundown so you never have to worry again.
Lawmakers in the UK have overwhelmingly voted in favor of a law that would allow for the creation of genetically-engineered babies containing the DNA of three people (two women and one man), various media outlets reported on Tuesday.
Study could lead to mitochondrial DNA blood tests to foretell future risk.
Genetic testing has confirmed that ancient bones discovered underneath a UK parking lot in 2012 belonged to medieval King Richard III, according to new research published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications.
To prevent deadly, inherited mitochondrial diseases, UK doctors have devised a unique scheme: create a fertilized embryo using eggs from two different women and sperm from one man.
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Male bears are seemingly always on the prowl, roaming much greater distances than females, particularly for mating.
Contrary to common belief, mitochondrial genes seem to matter for how well individuals survive and reproduce.
Getting sleep and regularly exercising may help keep people young at heart.
- a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
- In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.