Children with diseases of the elderly and studies of genes that extend life spans in animals are opening a window on how we age
Friends and foes of genetically modified crops warily sign a deal
A sensor to detect a biological warfare attack in seconds
A new auditory prosthesis implanted directly into the brain stem may restore hearing
After a new brain-scanning approach revealed that a seemingly vegetative young woman was actually conscious, she started down the road to a partial recovery
As the ability to edit the genomic progresses is easier, faster and more affordable than it has ever been. A new interactive article explores the questions and implications of this advance...
DNA or RNA molecules, arranged into spherical shapes, can attack brain cancers and other illnesses that evade conventional drug design
We now have the ability to screen for thousands of genetic diseases in newborns. That may not always be the healthy thing to do
By manipulating life's master molecule, scientists are treating the root cause of disease
The CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing system is transforming bioengineering. We asked one of the technology’s creators, Jennifer Doudna, what comes next.