Commentary: A British research team has gotten the go-ahead to edit the DNA of a human embryo using breakthrough tech that could cure cancer -- or bring on a comic-book-style mutant apocalypse.
Lost data -- no, not the Star Trek character Data -- has been found on floppy disks that belonged to Gene Roddenberry. Does this mean new adventures that take place in the final frontier?
Being a morning person or a night owl could be genetic, suggests a study based on the habits of fruit flies. Waiter, there's a fly in my coffee!
Scientists in China say they've identified a gene that may play a role in some people being uncomfortable in relationships.
A Kickstarter campaign aims to bring the tools of DNA analysis to biohackers and researchers without access to expensive lab equipment.
Don't expect them in salad yet, but research shows introducing certain genes can turn tomatoes into supercharged nutrient bags.
UCLA biologists may have just found a "fountain of youth" gene. In fruit flies, at least.
The majestic elephant is unusually resistant to cancer, a phenomenon that has puzzled scientists for decades. The answer may lie in its genes.
A pair of scientists say the KL-VS gene seems to not only prolong life but also to boost cognitive faculties.
A rare "Empire Strikes Back" action figure just sold for $11,683, but "Star Wars" collector Steve Sansweet says fans wanting to gamble on collecting might not find the gold mine they're looking for.