Scientists revive an extinct virus using off-the-shelf DNA
It's both a blessing and a curse to medical science.
Atomic 'photos' help make gene editing safer
They show exactly how CRISPR works its wonders.
Scientists take a big step toward creating custom organisms
They've found a method for rewriting large chunks of DNA.
DNA in dirt can reveal where human ancestors lived
A new gene detection technique could fill in gaps in our species' history.
Gene editing could lead to a vaccine for arthritis
It might just prevent pain without nasty side effects.
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Scientists find a low-cost way to build genomes from scratch
It could lead to reference genomes for virtually every living thing.
Gene-altered ants show how animal societies work
Even slight changes in DNA can have a large impact on social behavior.
Scientists make a viable semi-synthetic organism
The lifeform holds on to its artificial genetic letters without a hitch.