A drug derived from an Easter Island bacterium extends the life of lab animals. People could be next.
New services that sequence the bacteria in your digestive tract can provide only limited information for now.
It’s another tantalizing finding in an area of anti-aging research that has had mixed results.
Families of patients are starting advocacy groups, raising money for research, and founding biotech companies to advance cures for rare diseases.
Drugs made from RNA may be the next great class of medicine.
This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
New techniques being used to produce our food or shape the environment raise regulatory questions.
Startup says it will edit pigs’ genes to prepare organs for harvest.
Tech big shots are charging into neuroscience, but do they even have a clue?
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