Scientists mailed freeze-dried mouse sperm on a postcard and birthed pups on the other side, a major advance for affordable long-distance sperm transfer.
These 'Borg' elements assimilated genes from other organisms, and could be used to help fight climate change.
The experiment demonstrated gene-editing using CRISPR/Cas9 in space for the first time, and was proposed by high school students.
Dr. Jennifer Doudna, who discovered CRISPR’s gene-editing power, wants the technology to be standard of care for severe genetic diseases.
In the past, loads of clinical data has been corrupted by one of Excel's most basic functions.
He Jiankui claims to have created HIV-resistant babies from parents who had tested positive for the virus.
New research suggests that people with an uncommon genetic variant break down the hormones in birth control too quickly—which could put them at risk of unintended pregnancy.
But the validity of the claim is up for debate.
In the village of Ciburuy, West Java, the rate of albinism is unusually high. Here, one in 177 people have the rare genetic condition.
Everything from our genes to our psychological makeup can affect our sensitivity to physical pain.
An expert trainer explains the role of genetics, muscle memory, and lifestyle when you're trying to gain as much strength as possible—without turning to supplements or steroids.
Seventeen years since the first draft of the human genome, our genes are giving up their secrets and bringing hope to parents around the world.