A research team finds that gene editing isn’t yet reliable enough to engineer the human species.
Neural probes that combine optics, electronics, and drugs could help unlock the secrets of the brain.
New genetic tools can do tremendous good—if we use them carefully.
Plant scientists can swiftly modify crops in ways that would take years with conventional breeding.
Lab notebooks could determine who was first to invent a revolutionary gene-editing technology.
Deep brain stimulation could lead to a more effective, self-tuning device for Parkinson’s.
We have the technology to dramatically increase the independence of people with spinal-cord injuries. The problem is bringing it to market and keeping it there.
Genetically engineered bacteria ward off obesity in mice, showing how the microbiome could be used treat chronic diseases in people.
Can deep brain stimulation affect how well and what we remember?