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DNA databases may deter criminals, but at what cost?
Some communities face surveillance anxiety, even when they’re on the right side of the law.
You can’t do a sexual assault exam at home, despite what this startup says
The evidence collected would also currently not be admissible in court.
The first paternity tests involved ‘blood vibration.’ They didn’t work.
Baby sharks are eating the birds that live in your backyard
Tiger shark barf reveals sparrows and woodpeckers are on the menu.
Megapixels: CRISPR turned these lizards into ghosts
Albino lizards? For spring? Groundbreaking
These Australian twins are the second ‘semi-identical’ pair ever reported
It all started with two sperm and one egg.
Science helped me run my first marathon in 3 hours and 21 minutes
Running is in our DNA, but training for a marathon is a careful mix of muscle, mental, and technological strength.
Engineering HIV-resistant babies may have accidentally changed their brains
In genetics, one small tweak can have tons of unexpected results.
Rosalind Franklin missed out on a Nobel, but now she’ll help look for life on Mars
A rover of her own.
CRISPR has many promising applications—but the gene-edited twins represent something more troubling
Editing human embryos makes far more permanent changes than tweaks to adult DNA.