Reprogramming our bodies to make us healthier.
A team at George Church’s Harvard lab wants to redesign species with large-scale DNA changes.
Some of the biggest names in gene editing want to stop anyone from playing around with cells that pass on changes to the next generation.
A new genetic test that estimates your risk for diabetes is probably less useful than standing on a scale.
Laying out two decades of evidence for the mysterious “Planet 9,” a team of astronomers predicts that if it exists, it’s likely to be discovered within the decade.
The habitable zone around other stars has been defined as the region where liquid water can exist on a planet’s surface, but it takes more than water to support complex life. A team of astronomers has calculated what that means for where we should go looking.
Standard archeological techniques can’t determine whether the prehistoric artists were hunter-gatherers or farmers. Analyzing the paintings’ surfaces with techniques from biology offers much more information about how they worked and when they lived.