New DNA Evidence Confirms Existence of Female Viking Warriors

“What we have studied was not a Valkyrie from the sagas but a real life military leader, that happens to have been a woman.”

September 10, 2017

How We Inherit Masculine and Feminine Behaviors: A New Idea About Environment and Genes

A key role of our genetic inheritance is in learning gender from our surrounding culture.

August 25, 2017

CRISPR May One Day Cure Sickle-Cell Disease

The innovative tool for editing genes has set its sights on sickle-cell anemia.

August 24, 2017

Circular RNA Sheds New Light On How the Brain Works

The findings could help treat the symptoms of psychiatric disorders.

August 14, 2017

Expert Argues That Gene Editing Will Widen Economic Class Gap

Genetic engineering can treat rare diseases, but could also give wealthy children a biological advantage.

August 9, 2017

Scientists Reversed Glaucoma in Mice With the Help of a Single Gene

“The data reached in this study is very promising not only for glaucoma but for many conditions..."

August 3, 2017

Researchers Refute Study That Claims CRISPR Causes Unexpected Mutations

The data does not support that CRISPR was the source of the mutations, new paper argues.

July 11, 2017

New Evidence Indicates That Human Heart Regeneration May Be Possible

Need a new heart? In the future, you may be able to just grow it.

June 30, 2017

A New Machine Could Allow Us to Print Life in Space

Even on Earth, this machine could ignite a revolution in medicine.

June 20, 2017

CRISPR Could Let Humans Rewrite the Rules of Evolution

Thanks to CRISPR, genetic manipulation is now possible. What does this mean for the future of human evolution?

June 20, 2017
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