Biotechnology is the industry that uses the molecules of life (DNA, RNA, and proteins mostly) to treat and diagnose disease. We report on the latest biomedical science and technological research.
By creating a new genome, scientists could create organisms tailored to produce desirable compounds.
Genetic engineers want to make bio-pot, for fun and health, but their venture could backfire if they help create a public health menace.
Powerful gene-editing tools have the potential to heal—or to harm. Now there’s a race to develop the antidote to the next bioweapon.
The device was inspired by the way cockroaches feel their way along tunnels.
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