First FDA-approved genetic therapy fights leukemia
The procedure modifies a patient's autologous cells to target the cancer.
Gene editing technique could treat ALS and Huntington's disease
It might delay the onset of conditions that are normally inescapable.
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.
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.
Scientists take a big step toward creating custom organisms
They've found a method for rewriting large chunks of DNA.