NIH might start funding human-animal chimera studies
As you can guess, these experiments raise a lot of ethical concerns.
First US CRISPR gene editing trial in humans seeks approval
The federal board in charge of monitoring cutting-edge human experiments is meeting next week to discuss the gene-editing technique.
Alcohol measuring wristband wins government competition
BACtrack Skyn detects alcohol levels from your sweat.
President Obama wants US to 'reignite its spirit of innovation'
He also aims to cure cancer and address climate change.
World's first in-human gene-editing treatment will tackle hemophilia
This controversial medical method could prevent people from spontaneously bleeding to death internally.
NIH bans funding for genetic engineering of human embryos
Researchers from Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China made headlines late last month upon an...
Google-backed 23andMe gets public money for DNA research
Genetic testing firm 23andMe might not be on good terms with the FDA, but it impressed the Nationa...
Vice President Biden reiterates need to research violent video games
On January 16, President Obama asked Congress to approve a $500 million plan with the goal of supp...
Research doubts link between cell phones, cancer
Back in May, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued the controversial results of a study th...