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

Changing Regulations Mean Genetically Modified Meat Could Soon Be on Your Plate

The biotech industry wants gene-edited animals to have looser regulations. Is that a good idea?

March 14, 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

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

The First American CRISPR Trial in Humans Will Target Cancer

Doctors hope to engineer immune cells to be better cancer fighters.

January 18, 2018

Scientists Grow First-Ever Working Human Muscle From Stem Cells

"It's taken years of trial and error, making educated guesses and taking baby steps."

January 9, 2018

New Genome Research in Plants Could Help Fight Human Disease

New research shows that cells rank genes by importance.

January 7, 2018