Sorry, DNA-Based Diets Don’t Work

Your genes don't hold the answers to all your problems.

February 21, 2018

Nebula Genomics Will Let You Rent out Your Genetic Information

For the first time, you can earn money from leasing your DNA to scientists.

February 20, 2018

Never-Before-Seen Viruses With Weird DNA Were Just Discovered in The Ocean

"This opens new avenues for furthering our understanding of the roles of viruses in the ocean."

January 27, 2018

DNA of Man Who Died in 1827 Recreated Without His Remains

His DNA was recreated using his living relatives. It's the first time this has ever been achieved.

January 15, 2018

A New CRISPR Technique Reverses Diseases in Mice

And it does so without cutting DNA.

December 7, 2017

Scientists Have Expanded the Genetic Code in Bacteria

The resulting semi-synthetic organism could help create new classes of protein drugs.

November 30, 2017

A US Senator Wants Tighter DNA Testing Kit Restrictions

Sen. Chuck Schumer argues consumers don't fully understand how their genetic data might be used.

November 27, 2017

We Can Observe Memories Being Passed Down Through Generations

These memories could help us fight Alzheimer's and cancer.

November 21, 2017

Watch CRISPR Edit DNA in Real Time

See CRISPR alter the source code of life as it happens.

November 15, 2017

Here’s How CRISPR Gene Editing is Allowing us to Rewrite Life Itself

CRISPR gene editing is a revolutionary technology that allows us to create, and recreate, life.

October 26, 2017
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