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Biotechnology is a broad discipline in which biological processes, organisms, cells or cellular components are exploited to develop new technologies. New tools and products developed by biotechnologists are useful in research, agriculture, industry and the clinic.

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  • Correspondence |

    • Allison Tong
    • , Tania C. Sorrell
    • , Andrew J. Black
    • , Corinne Caillaud
    • , Wojciech Chrzanowski
    • , Eugena Li
    • , David Martinez-Martin
    • , Alistair McEwan
    • , Rex Wang
    • , Alice Motion
    • , Alvaro Casas Bedoya
    • , Jun Huang
    • , Lamiae Azizi
    • , Benjamin J. Eggleton
    • , Sarah Al-Horani
    • , Tomas Andersen
    • , Rodney Aggett
    • , Lamiae Azizi
    • , Andrew Baillie
    • , Alexandra Barratt
    • , Andrew Black
    • , Celine Boehm
    • , Philip Britton
    • , Anthony Brown
    • , Mitchell Burger
    • , Corinne Caillaud
    • , Alvaro Casas Bedoya
    • , Steve Chadban
    • , Elaine Chan
    • , Nanda Sakaleshpura Chandrashekar
    • , Clara Chow
    • , Gael Clerc
    • , Wojciech Chrzanowski
    • , Chris Douglas
    • , Benjamin Eggleton
    • , Simon Fleming
    • , Gregory Fox
    • , Nicky Gilroy
    • , Luke Gordon
    • , Nicholas Haskins
    • , Anita Ho-Baillie
    • , Martin Howell
    • , Ian Hickie
    • , Jun Huang
    • , Nicholas Hunt
    • , Owen Hutchings
    • , Jonathan Iredell
    • , Garry Jennings
    • , Craig Jin
    • , Kristina Kairaitis
    • , Omid Kavehei
    • , Peter Kennedy
    • , Paris Kilham
    • , Leonard Kritharides
    • , Ben Kwan
    • , Sergio Leon-Saval
    • , Eugena Li
    • , Richard Lindley
    • , Deena Lynch
    • , Steven Maguire
    • , David Martinez-Martin
    • , Annie McCluskey
    • , Alistair McEwan
    • , Nicholas McKay
    • , Geoffrey Mifsud
    • , Julian Morgans
    • , Alice Motion
    • , Stefano Palomba
    • , Alan Pettigrew
    • , Svetlana Postnova
    • , Joseph Prinable
    • , Cathy Quinlan
    • , James Rabeau
    • , Mark Rees
    • , Katie Richmond
    • , Damien Rothstein
    • , Richard Savoie
    • , Nicole Scholes-Robertson
    • , Ian Seppelt
    • , Tim Shaw
    • , Vitali Sintchenko
    • , Thomas Snelling
    • , Tania Sorrell
    • , Armando Teixeira-Pinto
    • , Allison Tong
    • , Euan Tovey
    • , Alessandro Tuniz
    • , Pegah Varamini
    • , Kavita Varshney
    • , Audrey P. Wang
    • , Kailing Wang
    • , Rex Wang
    • , Steven Wise
    • , Alexander Witherden
    • , Benjamin Wright
    • , Wilson Yeung
    •  & Hans Zoellner
  • Comments & Opinion |

    Recent advances in deep learning enabled the development of AI systems that outperform humans in many tasks and have started to empower scientists and physicians with new tools. In this Comment, we discuss how recent applications of AI to aging research are leading to the emergence of the field of longevity medicine.

    • Alex Zhavoronkov
    • , Evelyne Bischof
    •  & Kai-Fu Lee
    Nature Aging 1, 5-7
  • Research Highlights |

    A study in Nature Genetics applies whole-genome sequencing to monozygotic twins, their parents, partners and offspring to identify and characterize early developmental mutations, as well as the fate of mutated cells.

    • Linda Koch