Pushing synthetic biology to the next level
Keira Havens went from boom to bloom
But can it work well enough to generate reliable leads?
The treatment will make use of a biology breakthrough that occurred just eight years ago.
Unfortunately it won't allow humans to squirt ink, at least not yet.
These gene-slicers may help tackle HIV, Alzheimer's, and brain cancer.
The big and bad crises that could wipe out humanity
More than you might realize
In which a large company tries to solve the problem of animal treatment violations by lying to the USDA (but it doesn't work)
Two of the three judges are also scientists
Experiment shows potential value of citizen medicine
NASA, Google and other top thinkers establish university for future leaders
Can private industry revitalize embryonic stem-cell research in the U.S.?
Geologists say the end is nigh. New recovery tech may tell a different story.
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.
Saddled with poisoned real estate, one city turns to GM trees to mop up the mess.
The battle over genetically modified food is over: Supercrops won. Now crops designed to yield drugs and vaccines have come close to slipping into our food supply. No one knows if they're safe, and everyone involved seems to have something to hide.
Post-9/11 laws protect Americans from the mishandling of potential bioterror agents. They could also slow down some vital medical research.