Editing the genomes of our gut bacteria will “create a whole new field of biology” in the coming decades, a Nobel prize-winning geneticist has said at the opening of a...
A toddler girl is flourishing after receiving treatment for a rare genetic disease. In a first for this disease, she received that treatment before she was even born.
In its latest catalogue of health conditions, the World Health Organization almost equated old age with disease. Then it backed off.
Medieval DNA suggests immune gene helped protect against deadly pathogen, but may cause autoimmune problems today.
Materials known as metal-organic frameworks hold promise for advances in healthcare, energy and other areas, researchers say.
An experiment tests whether the gene-editing technology can stop the virus from replicating, which would ultimately wipe out the infection.
Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless were honored for their advances in “click chemistry,” which has played a role in treating and diagnosing illnesses.
CRISPR is changing the world—but it can do more.
This common knee injury typically requires reconstruction surgery, but a new type of treatment that harnesses biologics is changing that.
Using CRISPR genome editing on a few common crops, a team of plant and soil scientists seeks to vastly increase and speed up carbon storage to help fight climate change.