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It would be the first crop to go on sale that has been genetically altered with the enzyme
Kits that make gene editing available to the general public raise questions about safety and accessibility
The first alternative of what will likely be many to come
A natural technique helps keep hop crops safe from a nasty disease
Will the debate sway you?
Babies' genomes hold clues that can save their lives, but that same information could be used in far less noble ways. Where should we draw the line?
These gene-slicers may help tackle HIV, Alzheimer's, and brain cancer.
Tiny nanoparticles are a huge part of our lives, for better or for worse.
Or, which pepper will make the most hilarious YouTube video when you film yourself eating it?
A century of agricultural innovation vastly increased the amount of food--but with it came an increased population, and now hunger is on the rise. Fixing it will require an unlikely alliance
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Mouse milk (for people), spider-goats, pain-free cattle, and nine more
How do we defeat the world's deadliest creature?
The technique could cure genetic problems in human babies
Or at least keep your teeth cavity-free. A growing chorus of medical researchers say our bacteria-killing zealotry is misguided. Instead of fighting bugs, they argue, we should train them to do our bidding and then set them loose in our bodies. The trouble is keeping them there
Meet the extraordinary scientists whose innovations are bringing us robot cars, new cures and vaccines, the fastest-ever computer animations, and much, much more
A new understanding of brain chemistry could usher in an age of biologically enhanced humans
Awed at the pace of technological advances, a faction of geeky writers believes our world is about to change so radically that envisioning what comes next is nearly impossible.
We asked a writer to notice and decode the science claims he heard on a typical day. they averaged one every 10 minutes. And they werenâ€™t very scientific.
We asked a writer to notice and decode the science claims he heard on a typical day. They averaged one every 10 minutes. And they weren't very scientific.
Saddled with poisoned real estate, one city turns to GM trees to mop up the mess.