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This Food Scientist Wants to Save Lives With a Hypoallergenic Peanut

Hortense Dodo has pioneered a process for engineering safer peanuts that can prevent deadly reactions.
Becky Ferreira
1.26.18
It's Science

Bacteria Can Now Be Programmed Like a Computer

It could lead the way to cancer-hunting nanobots.
Daniel Oberhaus
7.26.17
DNA

Why CRISPR Never Could Have Come Out of Silicon Valley

Motherboard caught up with Jennifer Doudna at the Gairdner Awards in Toronto, where she’s being honoured as a pioneer of the gene editing technology.
Paul Tadich
10.28.16
death

A Universal Cancer Vaccine Might Be Closer Than You Think

A new way of tricking the body's own immune system to attack cancer cells.
Michael Byrne
6.1.16
News

Scientists Are Working on an 'Undo Button' For Genetic Experiments Gone Wrong

The solution to GMOs that go wrong could be more gene editing.
Jason Koebler
10.12.15
Science

There's New Evidence for an Alternate Theory of the Origin of Life

How the building blocks of life helped build each other.
Maddie Stone
6.3.15
Science

What Is CRISPR/Cas9 and Why Is It Suddenly Everywhere?

The controversial gene editing technique is three years old, but just catching on in the mainstream now.
Steph Yin
4.30.15
Science

DNA Could Have Formed on Earth (So Maybe We're Not All Aliens)

Czech scientists used a high-powered laser to create the building blocks of life in a laboratory.
Jason Koebler
12.9.14
DNA

Researchers Design DNA With Completely New Shapes and Structures

And they're going to 3D print it.
Jason Koebler
12.5.14