Jurassic World and Hitman: Agent 47 suggest that tinkering with DNA can lead to deadly results. But what does the science say?
The 20 ideas, trends, and breakthroughs that will shape our world in 2014
Thinking about a science degree? Consider a lab where research meets white-knuckled adventure
The next big breakthrough in synthetic biology just might come from an amateur scientist
Is some research so dangerous it shouldn't be done at all?
But are they locking the barn door after the horse-men have cantered out?
Within 10 years, infantry soldiers will go into battle with autonomous robots close behind them. One day, they'll be fighting side-by-side
Ted Berger has spent the past decade engineering a brain implant that can re-create thoughts. The chip could remedy everything from Alzheimerâ€™s to absent-mindednessâ€”and reduce memory loss to nothing more than a computer glitch
Green light for synthetic biology
Behind the scenes in the race to develop a military vehicle that can drive itself.
Researchers find breakthrough non-viral method for reprogramming skin cells into stem cells
A new feature in Wired highlights scientific advances that may make gene therapy much safer and more widespread. But it's important to check whether the regulation of clinical trials has advanced equally well.
UK agency has given approval to use CRISPR to modify embryos, a world-first
From stutters to shocks, this research is unlikely to be performed again.
We visit operating rooms, observatories, and islands full of slightly-less-than-rational monkeys to find the young geniuses who are shaping the future of science
From reviving extinct species to hunting for dark matter, can a single scientist transform biology--and our lives?
A medical revolution aims to stave off age-related disease and extend our lives — but what will it mean for society?
Fabien Cousteau and his team are setting out to break the record for living in an underwater habitat.
We patrolled the halls of academe. We eavesdropped on the research grapevine. We asked scientists: Whose work is just plain brilliant?
Its creations earn patents, outperform humans, and will soon fly to space. All it needs now is a few worthy challenges
The process that created Dolly the sheep in 1996 has now been proven successful in humans.
Opponents fear the research could trigger a lethal outbreak.