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...from the Democratic Republic of Congo. The HIV-1 virus is known to have come from chimpanzees, because of the close genetic code, and now has infected 33 million people worldwide. When the quickly-mutating virus jumped to humans is unknown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/07/xtr_478481.shtml
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Science is about open-minded inquiry

...nature. There is no doubt that many species have a lot of genetic variations. This change was likely built into the genetic code which Darwin knew nothing about. It would take a multitude of "transitional forms," which Darwin spoke about, to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/10/let_461565.shtml
Letters
Techbits: Surf at work, Spammer wins and more

...Thanks to advances in molecular biology, Taubenberger said researchers were able to find fragments of the virus's genetic code preserved in the lung tissue of people who died. After spending nine years piecing together the entire genomic sequence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/22/liv_81966.shtml
Life & style
The business of mice, mighty and otherwise

...sequence the following year, and when they put the two genetic codes side-by-side they found something they'd always...Germany, offers to insert human genes into a mouse's genetic code. PolyGene Transgenetics, a Swiss company, will insert...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/06/bus_65553.shtml
Business
Group attempts to unlock corn's genetic code

ST. LOUIS - A trade group overseeing an effot to unlock corn's genetic code says more than 120 researchers have already used a Web database created to speed up development of biotech crops. The National...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/21/liv_447996.shtml
Life & style
James Watson tells tale of DNA on epic documentary series

...the manner in which DNA could carry a living thing's genetic code and precisely duplicate it became clear. Their findings...technology burst into being, as our understanding of the genetic code buried in DNA grew." The subsequent "DNA" episodes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/03/tel_399801.shtml
Television
DNA in old crimes might yield suspects

...butts could be the clues that crack unsolved murders and rapes. In the world of forensic science, DNA - the unique genetic code found in all human tissue and bodily fluid - has virtually supplanted fingerprints as the best physical evidence in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/17/met_381411.shtml
Metro
Remains of Columbia crew found, NASA says, but forensics experts say some questions may go unanswered

...pulverized. Researchers said they can work not only with much smaller biological samples, but smaller fragments of the genetic code itself that every human cell contains. In the 1986 Challenger explosion, an external fuel tank explosion ripped apart...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/03/nat_374488.shtml
National
Key to obesity treatment might be held by roundworm

...technique to identify about 400 genes in the roundworm's genetic code related to fat production and storage. His team deactivated...against viruses and "jumping DNA" from hijacking its own genetic code, said Julie Ahringer, a Wellcome Trust researcher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/16/tec_364716.shtml
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...scientists noticed an extra-high mutation rate among Kerala's inhabitants. The mutations occur in the same spots in the genetic code that have changed most rapidly in evolution. That means, the scientists wrote, that natural radiation has probably...

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