Navajo Nation may undo genetic research ban in hopes of better care
Tribe leaders are working on a new policy that would allow research and protect genetic material.
CRISPR gene-editing could result in more successful birth rates
A first-of-its-kind study used CRISPR tech to understand human embryo development.
DNA 'robots' could sort molecules in your blood
A single genetic strand is all it takes.
Researchers use encryption to keep patients’ DNA private
It allows scientists to study genetic mutations without revealing whole genomes.
Fingernail-sized chip can repair damaged tissue in seconds
The non-invasive technology works without breaking the skin.
Genetic engineering creates an unnaturally blue flower
It hints at a future where scientists can customize plants at will.
Yeast could hold the key to custom-built DNA
A team is building DNA from scratch in a bid to understand life's blueprint.
Helix wants to build a marketplace for your DNA
One mouth swab and your data can be shared with as many healthcare startups as you can afford.
Researchers encode a movie onto living bacteria
What if you could carry your iTunes library in your skin?