“It’s critical that the scientific community consider the potential hazards of all off-target mutations."
Synthetic biology just moved closer to removing the line between human and machine.
“Molecular scissors” can literally snip away disease-causing DNA.
We have reached the stage where we can resurrect extinct species.
What does the next year have in store for the human body?
Government funding for the procedure aims to give hope to those who have been blind for years.
Now the only thing left to do is wait for a decision.
There’s one thing about the future that we can be sure of: whatever predictions we make for it will fail miserably. Still, it’s amusing and instructive to speculate, and in that spirit we present a vision of urban life in the 80s—the 2080s, that is. Here’s a look at some of the emerging technologies that will shape the cities of seven decades hence.
Genetically modifying cells to be immune to HIV just got better.
Edited genes produced healthy hemoglobin upon reintroduction.
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