What will humans look like in the distant future? Space travel may may affect both biological and technological changes in our species.
If you can synthesize DNA faster, then you can conduct more experiments and learn faster. That’s what I’d like to see. More people programming life.
NASA has turned to the fast-moving world of gene therapy to solve several potential medical issues facing astronauts on lengthy space missions.
The same synthetic biology technologies that will help sustain us on Earth will also support our journey to inhabit the stars.
Synthetic biology will become indispensable to establish a long-term human presence off-Earth, namely colonization.
One of the biggest concerns that space agencies like NASA and SpaceX have when it comes to bringing humans to Planet Mars is survival.
Is natural selection still a major force in human evolution? We’ve been taught to think the answer must be yes. But is it really true?
Though scientists are optimistic that CRISPR could help, they also emphasize caution and community engagement in order to get it right.
The clinical trial at the Oregan Health & Science University was performed to treat a blindness-causing gene mutation.
This truly remarkable time in the biological sciences has the opportunity to effectively attack some of the most fundamental problems of society.