The city of Piracicaba, Brazil is responding to the outbreak of mosquito-borne diseases by genetically altering their mosquito population.
Genetically modified mosquitoes seem to stop the spread of disease—but will Brazil, or anyone else, pay for them?
The mosquito spreading Zika doesn’t belong in our environment. Soon we may be able to eradicate it with new technology.
Jeff Huber’s wife died of colon cancer. As the head of Grail, he is on a mission to develop a kind of blood test that could have saved her.
Easy to use. Hard to control. The intelligence community now sees CRISPR as a threat to national safety.
Researchers implanted a “stentrode” to record activity in the brains of live sheep without having to cut open their skulls.
A new class of experimental therapies is emerging from the study of how the community of microörganisms in your body contributes to disease.
Fear of the Zika virus could generate support for gene drives, a radical technology able to make species go extinct.
Mechanical engineers have developed a new helmet design that tackles a key contributor to brain injury.
The company trying to be the first to turn the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR into medicine faces a number of hurdles.