Scientists Have Expanded the Genetic Code in Bacteria

The resulting semi-synthetic organism could help create new classes of protein drugs.

November 30, 2017

A US Senator Wants Tighter DNA Testing Kit Restrictions

Sen. Chuck Schumer argues consumers don't fully understand how their genetic data might be used.

November 27, 2017

We Can Observe Memories Being Passed Down Through Generations

These memories could help us fight Alzheimer's and cancer.

November 21, 2017

Watch CRISPR Edit DNA in Real Time

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

November 15, 2017

CRISPR Can Now Be Used to Edit Individual Bases

A new technique allows chemical bases to be modified without breaking the structure of DNA.

October 26, 2017

Bad DNA Tests Are Getting Innocent People Convicted

Finding a person's DNA at a crime scene isn't the "smoking gun" it was once considered to be.

October 21, 2017

Scientists Are Creating Materials From DNA

Gene editing can be used for much more than treating diseases.

October 13, 2017

Virtual Reality Headsets Might Help Cure Genetic Diseases

"It makes it easier to understand the processes going on within a living cell."

September 22, 2017

Overlooked DNA Leads Researchers to The “Big Bang” of Immune Cell Development

"The beauty is that it's all very carefully orchestrated."

September 22, 2017

Nanobots Made of DNA Can Now Carry and Sort Molecular Cargo

These bots have feet, an arm, and even a “brain” telling them what to do.

September 14, 2017
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