A new book reopens a notorious case of bungled science in the Soviet Union.
A breakthrough technology from neuroscience might allow blind people to see a monochromatic world.
The city of Piracicaba, Brazil is responding to the outbreak of mosquito-borne diseases by genetically altering their mosquito population.
Genetically modified mosquitoes seem to stop the spread of disease—but will Brazil, or anyone else, pay for them?
Jeff Huber’s wife died of colon cancer. As the head of Grail, he is on a mission to develop a kind of blood test that could have saved her.
Easy to use. Hard to control. The intelligence community now sees CRISPR as a threat to national safety.
Researchers implanted a “stentrode” to record activity in the brains of live sheep without having to cut open their skulls.
A new class of experimental therapies is emerging from the study of how the community of microörganisms in your body contributes to disease.
Fear of the Zika virus could generate support for gene drives, a radical technology able to make species go extinct.
Mechanical engineers have developed a new helmet design that tackles a key contributor to brain injury.