New technology and large government research initiatives in genetically modified crops are giving China a storehouse for a more populous future.
With its world-leading research investments and vast size, China will dominate the future of genetically modified food—despite the resistance of its population.
If computers think for themselves, should they have human rights?
The FDA ordered 23andMe to stop selling its health tests. But for the intrepid, genome knowledge is still available.
A treatment based on embryonic stem cells clears a key safety hurdle and might help restore vision.
Engineered yogurt bacteria could make detecting colorectal cancer and other diseases as simple as a pregnancy test.
The world’s best-known consciousness researcher says machines could one day become self-aware.
The U.S. announces $46 million to develop new technologies for exploring the brain.
Controlled by software, paralyzed rats walk and climb stairs.