Crop spray gives plants GMO benefits without altering genes
Nanoparticle-based "BioClay" protected tobacco plants from viruses.
Scientists track gene parts controlling the embryo's early growth
Their new method could help interpret genetic signals sent from mother to embryo.
Science exonerates HIV's 'Patient 0'
Genetic reconstruction shows that the virus had been circulating for years in the US before the patient arrived.
Gene editing records 'memories' in human DNA
Sequencing these genes tells you what happened to them.
RNA gene editing could stop viruses in their tracks
Scientists have discovered that the CRISPR technique isn't limited to DNA.
Researchers create mirror image of DNA-copying protein
This important step paves the way for reverse-versions of molecules that might be more resistant to viral attacks.
Scientists show that gene editing can 'turn off' human diseases
Scientists have shown that a new gene editing technique could erase one or more diseases.
Artificial evolution is now possible in chemicals, but life remains elusive
We're still a very long way from creating an evolving lifeform from scratch in a lab. However, th...
Video game-inspired remote labs could prevent scientific fraud
Scientific error doesn't always come from botched equations or faulty theories but bad behavior, t...