Quantum physics can cause mutations in human DNA

In a research paper published by the journal Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, a team from Surrey’s…

Gene editing can alter body fat and may fight diabetes

People are among mammals that have “bad” fat and “good” fat. Too much of the bad…

Counting the species: how DNA barcoding is rewriting the book of life

We do not know how many species live on Earth. Barcoding could change that – and…

A CRISPR Baby Future? New Report Outlines Path to Human Germline Editing

A CRISPR Baby Future? New Report Outlines Path to Human Germline Editing What will it take…

Genetic Study on Bipolar Disorder and Psychosis May Lead to Earlier Diagnosis

A new Danish study identifies genetic risk factors for developing bipolar disorder and psychosis among people…

Alzheimer’s Treatment With Antibodies Shows Promise in Clearing Plaques, Aiding Cognition

New research suggests a different therapeutic approach may be helpful in reducing the effects of Alzheimer’s…

Social Connections Help Protect from Depression

A new study assessing over 100 modifiable factors associated with depression suggests that social connections are…

How to Make Gene-Hacked Rainbow Cotton That Stretches Like Yoga Pants

How to Make Gene-Hacked Rainbow Cotton That Stretches Like Yoga Pants Imagine this: You’re on a…

The Methuselah tree and the secrets of Earth’s oldest organisms

The 5,000-year-old bristlecone pine in California is a vivid example of how resourceful and resilient life…

A Year After Gene Therapy, Boys With Muscular Dystrophy Are Healthier and Stronger

A Year After Gene Therapy, Boys With Muscular Dystrophy Are Healthier and Stronger Two and a…