Molecules in space may show how life formed on Earth
Key mirror-image molecules have been found near the heart of our galaxy.
Gene-edited organisms aren't ready for the real world
A National Academy of Sciences report warns that genetic additions are too risky at the moment.
Living circuits can handle complex computing
These gene-based machines can process both analog and digital data.
RNA gene editing could stop viruses in their tracks
Scientists have discovered that the CRISPR technique isn't limited to DNA.
Scientists want to perfect humanity with synthetic DNA
The HGP-Write project will work on developing transplantable organs and making us resistant to cancer.
Scientists hope to save near-extinct rhinos by transforming cells
They hope that converted cells and in vitro fertilization will save the animal from oblivion.
Biotech companies get permission to test brain death reversal
The trial is a long shot, but it raises the hope of reviving people once thought lost.
Researchers use light and genes to fight cancer
Optogenetics can prevent or even reverse tumor growth.
Scientists redesign the tree of life to add a thousand species
Apparently, it's bacteria's world, and we're just living in it.