And some went on to have healthy babies of their own.
Researchers were able to turn down behavioral problems in mice.
How to win a race against time
It would be the first crop to go on sale that has been genetically altered with the enzyme
Researchers have learned how to use the human microflora to monitor healthcare cleanliness
Non-browning fungus may be en route to your delicious dinner
Researchers may use a fitness test to determine the likelihood for resistance
Crops altered with this method could skirt the GMO debate
Your microbiome may not be pulling all the strings
Staphylococcus aureus has a secret mechanism to allow its evil proteins to escape antibiotic blockades
Jurassic World and Hitman: Agent 47 suggest that tinkering with DNA can lead to deadly results. But what does the science say?
A bacterium uses a pheromone to kill other members of its species
How science can give us more diverse and flavorful brews
New research reveals how viruses are built from the inside out
Progress in Ebola Vaccine Trials Suggests We May Soon See The End Of Ebola Epidemics
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?
Many people at risk of suicide may share a unique mutation.
These gene-slicers may help tackle HIV, Alzheimer's, and brain cancer.
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.
Yes, he's been a flawed leader. But the departing pope was a champion of future technologies and the possibilities they offer humanity.
Wheat, rice and corn provide 60 percent of the world's calories -- here's how to prepare them for the future
After months of controversy, second bird flu recipe finally published
Is some research so dangerous it shouldn't be done at all?
The breed risks collapsing under its own traits
Gene gun use circumvents USDA oversight
Genetically engineered mosquitoes could even spread genes to other insects
Using nature as a guide, geneticists build plants with qualities evolution could never produce
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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.
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
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
A new genetic engineering technique rewrites the language of life
Grocery stores may look a little different.
A first in transgenic research could aid the study of diseases like Parkinson's and Lou Gehrig's
Mouse milk (for people), spider-goats, pain-free cattle, and nine more
Think-tank the Institute for the Future says we do. What would that look like?
Scientists sequenced the barley genome recently. Will this make for better beer? Or are the implications more nuanced?
A complete genomic look at wild and domestic tomatoes might help us combine their strengths for an ultimate tomato.
A deadly disease threatens oranges all around the world.
The Royal Society warns that, to keep the planet fed, food production must increase by 50 percent over the next 40 years
New nucleotide discovered in mouse brain
It won't be easy, but there are ways to make the food production math add up
Parents were told the rice contained beta carotene, but weren't informed that it was thanks to genetic engineering.
Millions of nanosize nails form a highly repellent surface
With a decade of war winding down, post-traumatic stress disorder is an increasingly urgent problem. Will the Army's efforts work?
Zoonotic diseases can go from us to them.
Let's talk about sex (in biomedical research).
Blue light smells like delicious bananas
The Fraser fir is an ideal Christmas tree, but it could always use improvement. One tree scientist is making them stronger and hardier.
Current approaches are much less narrowly focused.
The latest science on how your cells make you who you are
Ancient turkeys weren't your average Butterball.
Its creations earn patents, outperform humans, and will soon fly to space. All it needs now is a few worthy challenges
Don't worry, they're really only interested in making beer
Sleight of hand meets neuroscience in a one-night-only collaboration
Biohacking kits help you modify genes in the comfort of home
How Candida albicans tells our immune system to stand down
The transgenic animals are designed to help stamp out dengue fever in the Cayman Islands
Regulation is lagging behind industry.
A war between bacteria and bacteriophages is being fought at the genetic level
One day we may look to biological rather than physical storage of data...just not yet.