A planned factory for cloning a million cows by 2020 is news enough on its own.
Can magnetic stimulation of the brain shake drug users out of their habits?
Experts say there needs to be global social consensus before anyone creates genetically modified children.
To people facing a devastating inherited disease, engineering humanity sounds like a good thing.
The explosion of gene-editing methods is transforming medicine, agriculture, and possibly the future of the human species.
A global meeting in Washington, D.C., isn’t just about whether or not we should alter our species with CRISPR. It’s about how we can pull it off.
Designers of a “selfish” gene able to spread among mosquitoes say it could wipe out malaria, but the scientific community is at odds over whether or not we should do it.
Sorry, smug technophiles, biology is a lot messier than even the most poorly optimized code.
An achievement in tissue engineering suggests that people with damaged vocal cords could eventually get new ones.
A pair of physicist-biologists show the many ways animals use hairs to keep clean -- and how we might leverage nature’s design expertise.