Large genome databases are starting to reveal critical health information—even about people who have not contributed their DNA.
Nobel Prize winners raise alarm over genetic engineering of humans.
A prototype hybrid quadcopter can fly several times farther than conventional battery-powered ones.
To motivate healthy behavior, device companies and employers embrace social tools and insights from behavioral science.
Gene-editing companies say research on altering the DNA of human reproductive cells is dangerous and unethical.
A leading researcher issues a call for pills that deliver a full course of treatment in one swallow.
Peter Thiel was the first large investor in Facebook. Now he’s turning his investing skills to biotechnology.
An innovative startup that blends solar energy and battery storage reflects broader interest combining the technologies.
Researchers have demonstrated a long-lasting device for making hydrogen from sunlight and water—but funding is running out.
Scientists are developing ways to edit the DNA of tomorrow’s children. Should they stop before it’s too late?