The first human genome cost $3 billion to complete; now we can sequence the entire population of Chicago for the same price
The insects were created with the aim of controlling dengue fever, but opponents worry that not enough testing has been done to warrant release into the wild.
At TEDMED - the gap is yawning between hopes and visions and reality in biomedicine
Scientists can control the number of stripes in the bacterial bulls-eye by tweaking a single gene.
Samples from a London cemetery of the bacteria that caused the plague are almost genetically identical to strains circulating now.
The Singularity Summit approaches this weekend in New York. But the Microsoft cofounder and a colleague say the singularity itself is a long way off.
Q&A with the Harvard geneticist.
New technology to genetically engineer cats could lead to new treatment for feline AIDS.
Trying to understand the six billion nucleotides—all of my DNA—that just arrived in my in-box.
The experiments continue in one man's quest to test drive the latest in high tech medicine.