Making up for a lack of genetic diversity.
It's not just good news for lovers of salsa.
Searching for a nanoparticle in a haystack
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
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?
The state of diarrhea-preventing goat milk, flu-resistant poultry, and cleaner pigs.
A deadly disease threatens oranges all around the world.
The next big breakthrough in synthetic biology just might come from an amateur scientist
Pack up that baking soda volcano - this science fair is hardcore
Worms, planets, extra dimensions: just a few of the things that inspire the most creative young scientists of the year
Its creations earn patents, outperform humans, and will soon fly to space. All it needs now is a few worthy challenges
Breeding a Better Baby, Maybe
Programming bacteria like computers, scientists tap an unexpected labor force.
Saddled with poisoned real estate, one city turns to GM trees to mop up the mess.
Bill Paxton and Genya Chernaiev help the Cameron brothers explore the Ghosts of the Abyss using two custom bots.
Cancer researchers stumble on a ricin treatment.