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.
An online store for information about your genes will make it cheap and easy to learn more about your health risks and predispositions.
Availability: this year
Genetically engineered immune cells are saving the lives of cancer patients. That may be just the start.
Availability: 1-2 years
Researchers implanted a “stentrode” to record activity in the brains of live sheep without having to cut open their skulls.
A new book reopens a notorious case of bungled science in the Soviet Union.
A new class of experimental therapies is emerging from the study of how the community of microörganisms in your body contributes to disease.
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.