23andMe helps identify genetic links to common skin cancer
More evidence that massive amounts of volunteered DNA can help medical science.
Gene editing helps spot evolutionary link between fins and hands
CRISPR helped demonstrate that digits and fin rays share similar cells.
23andMe data helps find genetic factors behind depression
It's the largest study of its kind for major depressive disorder.
Dolly the sheep's clones are healthy, thank you
Dolly's own health troubles weren't a sign that cloning creates problems.
MIT: More collaboration is needed to fight disease
Medicine crosses so many fields that government must coordinate and fund research.
CRISPR gene-editing approved for first human trials
Backed by Sean Parker, researchers aim to reprogram T cells to fight cancer.
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.