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.
IBM-powered DNA sequencing could find bacteria in raw milk
They plan to sequence the DNA and RNA of milk and the microbes it typically gets in contact with.
I bio-engineered glowing beer and it hasn’t killed me (yet)
CRISPR is a DNA-editing tool that could cure cancer, and I wasted its potential on beer.
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.
FDA clears 23andMe to warn you about potential health risks
Get ready for DNA testing at home.
Scientists turn human kidney cells into tiny biocomputers
They found a way to program cells into following their instructions.
Scientists find a low-cost way to build genomes from scratch
It could lead to reference genomes for virtually every living thing.