It's time to think about who has your data.
But what does it do?
Earth's yellow sun is the source of its power.
It may even replace DNA sequencing in forensic investigations
One day we may look to biological rather than physical storage of data...just not yet.
Believing it blindly could put the wrong people in jail
The power of petaflops penetrates the mists of time
These gene-slicers may help tackle HIV, Alzheimer's, and brain cancer.
We're constructing ever-more-complicated creatures in labs.
From the Popular Science archive, the story of how Watson, Crick, Wilkins, and Franklin worked out the structure of life.
DNA evidence suggests at least one of two identical twins is guilty of rape in France. Is the science of DNA testing far enough along to help prosecutors nab the culprit?
Scientists deploy genetic forensics to protect overhunted animals
America is haunted by 100,000 missing persons and 40,000 unidentified sets of remains. Only one lab can truly connect the lost and the dead—and it's revealing the secrets of serial killers in the process
The genetic tests our writer took to determine what kinds of illnesses he might have
Police sketches from eyewitness accounts are notoriously unreliable. The question is, Will "DNA sketches" be any better?
Your DNA holds the secrets of your ancestry, and at least a dozen companies offer to crack the code. But there's more than a bit of hype here.
Want to live longer? Be kind to your DNA.