Proposal would use gene-editing patents to force scientists to open their labs to scrutiny.
Spark Therapeutics is within striking distance of a landmark green light from the FDA for its treatment for certain forms of blindness.
Modifying a child’s immune system to fight off leukemia can yield dramatic results, but the treatments are dangerous and no one knows if they’re permanent.
A nonprofit is tapping sequencing technology to guide treatment for thousands of patients.
Cattle that can crank out human antibodies are being tested as a first line of defense against infectious diseases.
Nobody agrees on how best to collect data about diseases that threaten human health. That looks set to change.
Fertility doctors used a controversial technique to create a single egg from two women’s DNA, fertilized it, and watched as it grew into a healthy baby.
Scientists are rushing to figure out how to use the gene-editing tool to stop devastating diseases like muscular dystrophy.
Novel treatments for neurological diseases might be possible with a flexible mesh that can prod individual brain cells.
How the search giant found itself breeding mosquitoes to try to stop the spread of the Zika virus.