By Tweaking a Single Gene, Scientists Trick Plants Into Being More Water-Efficient

"Making crop plants more water-use efficient is arguably the greatest challenge for current and future plant scientists."

March 8, 2018

Makers of the World’s Largest Airplane Have Extraterrestrial Ambitions

Air travel isn't enough for the Stratolaunch. It may eventually be paired with a brand new space shuttle.

March 7, 2018

Four Reasons Why the Opioid Epidemic Is Getting Worse, Not Better

Stronger drugs and a lack of legislation contribute to the perfect storm.

March 7, 2018

How Would An “Exercise Pill” Actually Work?

Couch potato? There might be a pill for that.

March 7, 2018

PAL-V’s Flying Car Design Has Been Finalized, Will Arrive in 2019

The PAL-V Liberty can fly more than 300 miles while carrying a load of 2,000 pounds.

March 6, 2018

Apple to Launch Medical Practices to Treat Its Own Employees

Apple joins a short list of companies aiming to revolutionize their employees' healthcare.

March 2, 2018

Cities Can Now Ban Diesel Vehicles, German Court Says

Countries such as Denmark and France are watching closely, hoping to implement similar measures.

March 1, 2018

What Is “Superblood,” and Why Do I Want It?

Much like CAR-T therapy, "superblood," or red blood therapies, can be modified to treat particular diseases like cancer and diabetes.

March 1, 2018

Tesla’s Autonomous Semi Truck Has Its First Official Mission

The road tests appear to have begun.

March 1, 2018

Tailor-Made Medicine is Pretty Biased

Precision medicine has the potential to be great for everyone, but it's currently on the verge of alienating multiple groups of people.

February 28, 2018
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