USDA Announces Super-Chill Stance on Gene-Edited Crops

Gluten-free wheat, bigger tomatoes, non-browning mushrooms, sliding into your grocery store shelves.

April 4, 2018

A Journal Retracted A Controversial Paper About CRISPR. The Damage Might Already Be Done.

If people were convinced CRISPR is dangerous, that article was (inaccurate, now-retracted) "proof."

April 2, 2018

What If We Could Literally Rewrite the Human Genome?

Would we still be human?

March 28, 2018

Gene Editing Is Now Precise Enough to Modify a Single Letter of DNA

The technique allows for genetic editing with "absolute precision."

March 5, 2018

Susceptible to Heart Disease? Gene Editing Could Change That

A new treatment could help us eliminate the cause of 1 in 4 deaths in the U.S.

March 1, 2018

Surprise! It’s a Bad Idea to Hack Your Body, Says Prominent Biohacker

Maybe don't copy everything you see on the internet.

February 22, 2018

Chinese Doctors Are Using Modified T-Cells to Treat Advanced Forms of Cancer

"Chinese patients want to be cured very much. So patients are willing to try new cures."

February 21, 2018

A New Tool Uses CRISPR to Uncover Genetic Mutations and Infections

The new-and-improved tool is accurate, fast, and inexpensive.

February 15, 2018

Masters of Our DNA: Designer Bodies Are Not Science Fiction

"Science used to be about discovery, now it is about creation."

February 12, 2018

A CRISPR Future: Five Ways Gene Editing Will Transform Our World

Eradicating pathogens. Treating genetic conditions. Growing more healthy food. What can't CRISPR do?

January 30, 2018