Many genetic conditions come with clues in a person’s face, and new technology can help doctors diagnose them.
Synthetic biologists seek to make perfumes from extinct trees and flowers.
DARPA scientists think they can use insects to deliver genetic changes to crops.
Companies are racing to develop a new type of cancer therapy, but scientists are still assessing its safety.
When a woman gets her genome sequenced, questions about privacy arise for her identical twin sister.
Joining the circulation of two mice weakened the younger one, but didn’t do much for the old one.
Patrick Soon-Shiong hasn’t been shy about hyping his efforts to “win the war on cancer.”
The World Health Organization says Zika won’t succumb to a quick fix, even as scientists move forward on new ways of stamping it out.
In a letter to the president, advisers say an “exponential” increase in biotechnology has created powerful tools that terrorists could exploit.
A clinical trial in China aims to see if engineered immune cells can fight off late-stage lung cancer.