With gene drives, scientists are trying to supercharge evolution to eradicate malaria and save endangered species from extinction. But is this DARPA-funded tech safe enough to test in the wild? One of its creators isn't so sure.
When a genetic skin-peeling disease threatened the life of a 7-year-old boy, doctors turned to an experimental mashup of stem cells and gene therapy.
Two-thirds of the world's population doesn't have access to medical imaging. A company called Butterfly Network is trying to change that.
The mind can play tricks on your body. Luckily, VR can play tricks right back.
Research from East Antarctica's Totten Glacier pins glacial melting on an unexpected aspect of climate change: wind.
Researchers are training algorithms to spot tell-tale signs of self-harm in brain scans. But there’s probably better data to use.
Researchers are keeping little bits of brain tissue on life support long enough to dye, sequence, zap, and map out individual neurons in 3-D.
A new study elucidating the mechanisms by which blood glucose fuels tumors is not the kind of science on which to build a diet.
The city has to shore up its seawalls and modify its sewer systems to fight back rising tides. And it's suing Big Petroleum over the bill.
Oxitec has spent the last six years seeking US regulatory approval for its Zika-fighting GM mosquitoes. Now they're the EPA's problem.