Scientists held a secret meeting to debate creating synthetic human genes
At stake: the potential to eventually create a human life without the need for parents.
Microsoft is using synthetic DNA to store data
It's joining forces with San Francisco startup Twist Bioscience.
Gene editing discovery might treat many more diseases
It's now possible to reliably modify individual DNA letters.
Researchers made the smallest diode using a DNA molecule
The study could lead to nanoscale electronic components and devices.
Programming language makes circuits out of bacteria
It's now easy to write DNA that does your bidding.
ICYMI: Portable DNA lab, drone inspired by bug and more
The tiny drone can crawl, fly and use its pinchers.
Human-made bacteria has the tiniest genome ever
This artificial lifeform has a mere 473 genes.
Gene test spots all known inherited heart conditions
You may never have to wonder about heart problems in the future.
Scientists decode the bedbug's genes to help kill it
Understanding its genome could lead to better pest control.