Though scientists are optimistic that CRISPR could help, they also emphasize caution and community engagement in order to get it right.
Why are millions protesting across America? Because maybe citizens have decided to take charge of this amorphous abstraction called justice.
With his tough but folksy style, Trump has established a relationship with his supporters, who are then willing to overlook his shortcomings.
To expect more freedom as we add more humans who have to find less and less livable places is a ridiculous expectation.
Fixing body tissues by knocking out genes that prevent bad mitochondrial from being ousted in a timely fashion might sound like science fiction.
The clinical trial at the Oregan Health & Science University was performed to treat a blindness-causing gene mutation.
A team at Harvard has identified molecules that restore protective caps on the tips of our chromosomes that regulate cells ageing.
The sad fact of the matter is that those most interested in the regulatory process tend to be motivated by politics and ideology.
Tiny versions of perfect custom organs are already serving as useful research tools and stepping stones toward full-fledged replacements.
The planet Mars has been the focus of two ambitious projects: the search for life forms native to the planet and human colonization.