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…

A Newly-Discovered Tiny CRISPR Protein Packs a Giant Punch For Human Gene Editing

A Newly-Discovered Tiny CRISPR Protein Packs a Giant Punch For Human Gene Editing The CRISPR family…