Engineering Nature: How Improved Photosynthesis Could Feed the World

Giving plants a little boost through genetic modification.

November 22, 2016

Modified Bacteria Could Cure a Fatal Genetic Disorder Found in Infants

This strain of E. coli would actually make people healthier.

November 15, 2016

Monsanto Just Got the First CRISPR License to Modify Crops

There are a few restrictions to the deal, though.

September 26, 2016

Researchers Just Released the Longest GMO Study Ever: Here’s What They Found

Genetically modified organisms could be negatively impacting the planet.

September 18, 2016

New Genetically Modified Rice Could Feed Billions

Empty calories no more.

August 22, 2016

Understanding Gene Drives: Should We Use Genetic Engineering to Eliminate Disease?

We can...but should we?

June 13, 2016

Meet the Designer Mosquitoes Genetically Modified To Wipe Out Malaria

Mosquitoes have been genetically-modified to hinder the growth of plasmodium parasites within their bodies, preventing them from spreading onto human hosts and curbing infections of malaria in the process.

November 25, 2015

Dupont plans to use CRISPR-Cas9 to genetically modify corn and wheat

DuPont plans to increase crop yield by using CRISPR-cas9 to genetically modify corn and wheat

October 9, 2015
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