A new microfluidic device lets scientists identify a powerful drug from nature.
How a consumer genetics company amassed a database of willing research participants.
A new way to get materials into cells might clear the way for powerful treatments for diseases like cancer and HIV.
From genetically modified foods to gene therapy, 2014 was a big year for rewriting biology.
We need to come to grips with what autism really is.
For years scientists searched fruitlessly for the causes of autism by looking for genes shared by families prone to the disorder. Now researchers taking a new approach have begun to unlock its secrets.
Scientists are starting to open their DNA databases online, creating a network that could pave the way for gene analysis at a new scale.
A microfluidic cell copies some basic functions of life.