Endangered rhinos are being killed for their horns. Some researchers think they can use bioengineering techniques to trip up the poachers.
Even if advancements in gene editing dodge formal regulation in the short-term, they’re not going to escape the roiling anti-biotech public sentiment.
A roundup of interesting stories on biotechnology, drugs, and medicine from other sites, collected by Antonio Regalado, MIT Technology Review’s biomedicine editor.
What the nervous system of the roundworm, frozen embryos, and extreme hypothermia tell us about preserving the mind.
Background reading for the weekend: a gene-editing primer.
Astrophysicists speculate that "mirror" dark matter poses an entirely new form of radiation threat and could cause the mutations that lead to cancer.
What the nervous system of the roundworm tells us about freezing brains and reanimating human minds.
A cancer screening test pitched at you and me could cause more problems than it catches.
The treatment for cancer is often as devastating as the disease itself.
Machine-Learning Algorithm Calculates Fair Distance for a Race Between Usain Bolt and Long-Distance Runner Mo Farah
In an entirely new model of athletic performance, three numbers characterize an athlete’s capability over short, middle, and long-distance races