Grocery stores may look a little different.
Let's talk about sex (in biomedical research).
One day we may look to biological rather than physical storage of data...just not yet.
Your microbiome may not be pulling all the strings
A bacterium uses a pheromone to kill other members of its species
A new genetic engineering technique rewrites the language of life
A complete genomic look at wild and domestic tomatoes might help us combine their strengths for an ultimate tomato.
Zoonotic diseases can go from us to them.
With a decade of war winding down, post-traumatic stress disorder is an increasingly urgent problem. Will the Army's efforts work?
Scientists sequenced the barley genome recently. Will this make for better beer? Or are the implications more nuanced?
Is some research so dangerous it shouldn't be done at all?
The breed risks collapsing under its own traits
Genetically engineered mosquitoes could even spread genes to other insects
Mouse milk (for people), spider-goats, pain-free cattle, and nine more
The latest science on how your cells make you who you are
Jellyfish invasions, Internet auctions, god particles: Read about the year's biggest science stories before they happen. Bonus: How to decipher geeky jargon and when to buy a DeLorean
One preeminent scientist tackles the moral and ethical issues that come with the business of genetically enhancing our biology.
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.
By discouraging a promising science project, Kickstarter could be encouraging corporate monopolies, enabling sloppy legislation, and keeping cool glow-in-the-dark plants out of our houses.
Thanks to biotechnology and widespread genetic modification, the meal you'll enjoy tomorrow certainly isn't your grandma's feast
They still get sick and die; they just can't spread the disease