Designer changes in the first artificial yeast chromosome could help advance synthetic biology.
Biotech turns to DNA editing technology to engineer easier-to-digest plants for farm animals.
A low-cost microscope made from folded paper and a cheap lens could revolutionize education and health care in the developing world.
Craig Venter’s new company wants to improve human longevity by creating the world’s largest, most comprehensive database of genetic and physiological information.
Artificial tissue has always lacked a key ingredient: blood vessels. A new 3-D printing technique seems poised to change that.
Engineering a patient’s own immune cells to resist HIV could eliminate the need for lifelong antiretroviral therapies.
Tailor-made medical devices could give a more detailed picture of cardiac health and may be better at predicting and preventing problems.
By tracking an older person’s movements at home, a new wearable device could help predict serious changes in health.
High-tech blood tests should replace ultrasound and other methods as the primary tools for screening for Down syndrome, argue researchers.
A single-molecule gene test requires much less DNA to identify cancer-causing mutations.