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.
The company trying to be the first to turn the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR into medicine faces a number of hurdles.
As we get older, some of our cells stop dividing. Are these derelicts a reason we age?
Researchers have begun human clinical trials for a device, inspired by woodpeckers, that’s meant to keep the brain from moving around so much inside the skull when it gets hit.
A challenge by DARPA asks scientists to develop ways to record from a million neurons at a time.
A British government panel has given the green light to a team of researchers who want to use CRISPR to alter human embryos.