Population genomics is expanding our knowledge of human diversity. What role should race have in drug development?
Genes put African Americans at higher risk of disease; fat secretes hormone that may control diabetes; toward a plausible RNAi therapy.
Translating promising science into new therapies.
Some would ban cat cloning -- but pet lovers are willing to pay for it.
Biotechnology will do away with species. Good: cultural evolution is better than natural selection.
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Viruses may be a mighty new weapon.
For the first time, a paralyzed patient has operated a prosthetic arm using just his mind.
Can it cash in on cloned cats?