From reviving extinct species to hunting for dark matter, can a single scientist transform biology--and our lives?
A new genetic engineering technique rewrites the language of life
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The state of diarrhea-preventing goat milk, flu-resistant poultry, and cleaner pigs.
From chimp to chip
AquAdvantage salmon--otherwise known as the "FrankenFish"--has been approved for consumption already. But now the FDA has ruled on its environmental impact, and not everyone agrees with the ruling.
Is some research so dangerous it shouldn't be done at all?
Using nature as a guide, geneticists build plants with qualities evolution could never produce
They still get sick and die; they just can't spread the disease
Thanks to biotechnology and widespread genetic modification, the meal you'll enjoy tomorrow certainly isn't your grandma's feast
Mouse milk (for people), spider-goats, pain-free cattle, and nine more
Blue light smells like delicious bananas
A first in transgenic research could aid the study of diseases like Parkinson's and Lou Gehrig's
See how scientists are learning from the most common form of life on Earth to fight cancer, produce ethanol and maybe even grow crops on the moon
Or at least keep your teeth cavity-free. A growing chorus of medical researchers say our bacteria-killing zealotry is misguided. Instead of fighting bugs, they argue, we should train them to do our bidding and then set them loose in our bodies. The trouble is keeping them there
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
Forget medicine. Scientists want to engineer cattle that wonâ€™t get sick in the first place
Controversial theorist Aubrey de Grey insists that we are within reach of an engineered cure for aging. Are you prepared to live forever?