Billions of Dollars Are Being Spent to Perfect the Engineering of Life

And it’s already paying off.

May 10, 2017

Humans Can Now “Print” Genetic Code and Engineer Life

With these new genetic sequences, we can create life never before possible.

February 13, 2017

We’re Deciding Who Owns the Right to CRISPR Gene Editing

Now the only thing left to do is wait for a decision.

December 8, 2016

Synthetic Organs: We’re One Step Closer to Having Bioartificial Kidneys

Dialysis and kidney transplants could become things of the medical past.

November 19, 2016

Researchers Just Solved One of the Biggest Problems in Synthetic Biology

Synthetic biology is getting more modular.

November 16, 2016

Scientists Target 2026 As The Year of The First Synthetic Genome

Experts: A fully engineered human genome is realistic in 10 years.

October 27, 2016

(Im)mortality: Researchers Find That Human Lifespan Has A Max Limit

There's a limit to how long we can live.

October 5, 2016

Synthetic Biology: It’s Alive, but Is It Life?

How far can or should we go?

September 29, 2016

Go Ahead — Break This Heart

Surgeons will soon train using a synthetic heart valve that feels like real human tissue.

September 16, 2016

Newest Discovery Moves Us One Step Closer To Making Synthetic Organisms With Reverse Biochemistry

This could one day allow us to create synthetic life forms founded upon a reverse biochemistry.

May 19, 2016