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.
Hard drives of the future could be made of DNA
Scientists have discovered how to fit the maximum amount of data in a single nucleotide.
DNA 'computers' could lead to self-activated smart pills
DNA is capable of monitoring the nearby environment and judging when to release chemicals.
Humanity is on the cusp of de-extincting the Wooly Mammoth
A Harvard team figures it's just two years away from making viable embryos.