An international effort aims to create baker’s yeast with laboratory-made DNA.
Stories Tagged "dna"
Portable pellets may allow drugs on demand.
Why does a mole rat live 30 years but a mouse only three? With $1.5 billion in the bank, Google’s anti-aging spinout Calico is rich enough to find out.
Synthetic biologists seek to make perfumes from extinct trees and flowers.
When a woman gets her genome sequenced, questions about privacy arise for her identical twin sister.
Scientists are rushing to figure out how to use the gene-editing tool to stop devastating diseases like muscular dystrophy.
Company pursues breakthrough medicines with proteins unlike any seen in nature.
Manolis Kellis helped lead a major effort to map the chemical tags that cells use to get their instructions from DNA.
Printing genomes on demand could mean custom-built organisms, difficult ethical questions, and profits for a handful of companies.
Clues to novel treatments could be gleaned from people who aren’t sick, but should be.