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

For the First Time Ever, Scientists Injected a Man With DNA-Altering Material

They did so with the hopes that it would cure his disease.

December 17, 2017

The First CRISPR Clinical Trial Could Begin in 2018

“Just three years ago we were talking about CRISPR-based treatments as sci-fi fantasy, but here we are.”

December 17, 2017

DARPA Wants to Use Genetic Modification to Turn Plants into Spy Tech

The plants of tomorrow may be "organic surveillance sensors."

November 25, 2017

We Just Used Genetic Engineering to Create Completely Yellow, Three-Eyed, Wingless Mosquitoes

These genetically modified mosquitoes could lessen the spread of disease.

November 15, 2017

Watch CRISPR Edit DNA in Real Time

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

November 15, 2017
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