Scientists are developing ways to edit the DNA of tomorrow’s children. Should they stop before it’s too late?
Scientific advances and new business models are spurring investor confidence in biomedical-related ventures.
Stem-cell advocates pin their hopes on a method of treating diabetes.
A global network of millions of genomes could be medicine’s next great advance.
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A new method for growing human brain cells could unlock the mysteries of dementia, mental illness, and other neurological disorders.
Fast DNA-sequencing machines are leading to simple blood tests for cancer.
A phone attachment using cheap disposable cartridges rapidly tests for HIV and syphilis in a Rwandan trial.
Facing a long wait for evidence, a longevity researcher takes an unusual path to market.
An Obama initiative seeks to channel a torrent of gene information into treatments for cancer, other diseases.
An experimental browser shows how peer-to-peer technology can serve up entire websites, not just individual files.