Scientists Found Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria In Space
NASA scientists found drug-resistant strains of bacteria in the ISS toilets, but say they pose no threat to the astronauts—for now.
Craig Venter's ‘Digital-to-Biological Converter’ Is Real
Right now, it prints proteins. In the far future, it could print human babies on Mars.
Scientists Identify Gene That Protects Tardigrades From Radiation
They showed it could even work on human cells too...
Scientists Recreated One of Our Deadliest Plagues to Understand Its Evolution
The bacterium behind the Black Death and Justinian's Plague comes back to life.
Here's How People Are Actually Using Bitcoin
We talk to Bitcoin users following the latest episode of <i>Black Market: Dispatches</i> on the dark web.
New Research Helps Explain Why Giraffes Have Such Long Necks
Scientists sequenced the giraffe genome for the first time ever.
Canada's Insurance Companies Want All Your Genetic Information
Canada’s privacy watchdog is at odds with the industry.
Researchers Sequenced the Bed Bug's Genome, Hope to Find Its Weak Spots
Their findings could help others come up with more effective pesticides.
A New Analysis Questions How Much Foreign DNA Tardigrades Actually Have
Two research groups sequencing the genome of the same species of ‘water bear’ report different results.
Wear the Perfect Genes with Personalized DNA Scarves
Dot One takes a DNA swab from your cheek and turns it into a very 'you' scarf.
Newly Sequenced Tardigrade Genome Shows They’re Even Weirder Than We Thought
The tardigrade or "water bear" genome has a huge amount of foreign DNA.
This Adorable Octopus Is Probably Smarter Than Your Dog
The recent mapping of the octopus genome may account for its ingenuity.