Only 1 in 10 humans are left handed. So why does it happen at all?
Some jobs are better left to rats!
Pushing synthetic biology to the next level
From reviving extinct species to hunting for dark matter, can a single scientist transform biology--and our lives?
Biohacking kits help you modify genes in the comfort of home
Microbes that eat and breathe electricity have forced scientists to reimagine how life works—on this planet and others
A new fellowship seeks to fund biology research that's been overlooked because of gender bias.
The next big breakthrough in synthetic biology just might come from an amateur scientist
And a U.K.-based team is building it
From harvesting energy to building networks, nature has been solving problems for billions of years longer than humans have
Just implement a nice kill-switch, then everything'll be fine
Green light for synthetic biology
Some are fat, others tiny. And one is just having a bad hair day
Brewing BioBeer for better health
Picture biological 'engineering,' fun,' and 'homegrown' in the same sentence and you have the essence of this recent “mad science” contest.
Survey reveals that creationism and ID are hardly extinct in high schools
Cancer research gets a major boost from an innovative new center
A Nobel prize winner at 33, Joshua Lederberg's findings were wide-ranging and far-reaching
Controversial theorist Aubrey de Grey insists that we are within reach of an engineered cure for aging. Are you prepared to live forever?
The jury is out, but the answer always entails a healthy dose of biology and sociology.