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.
Three scientists who made headway in cracking the brain’s code win Nobel Prize for discovering animal’s “inner GPS.”
Some of your co-workers are much more likely to spread disease than others. Now a new study of office networks reveals how to spot them.
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.