Carrier screening can prevent disease in families, but some doubt that it can change population-level incidence of disease.
Monsanto and others look to RNA interference to fight widespread bee-killing mites.
DNA analysis continues its baby boom.
Patients with blindness caused by retinitis pigmentosa can now get a light-detecting microchip implanted in one of their retinas.
A mixture of three cell types self-assembles into a liver bud that can be seen with the naked eye.
Genetic material suitable for sequencing could persist for as many as one million years, predict scientists.
Scientists have imaged the anatomy of an entire human brain at unprecedented resolution.
A thin probe of carbon nanotubes can measure small electrical changes inside a neuron.
Techniques that can soften or erase memories raise many ethical questions.
Aetna sees cost savings in helping people track their health and fitness.