A research team finds that gene editing isn’t yet reliable enough to engineer the human species.
Neural probes that combine optics, electronics, and drugs could help unlock the secrets of the brain.
Plant scientists can swiftly modify crops in ways that would take years with conventional breeding.
Lab notebooks could determine who was first to invent a revolutionary gene-editing technology.
Deep brain stimulation could lead to a more effective, self-tuning device for Parkinson’s.
Genetically engineered bacteria ward off obesity in mice, showing how the microbiome could be used treat chronic diseases in people.
Can deep brain stimulation affect how well and what we remember?
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.
To motivate healthy behavior, device companies and employers embrace social tools and insights from behavioral science.