For the first time, researchers create a new organism based on E. coli that passes along artificially engineered DNA.
A team of MIT researchers has successfully cured a rare genetic liver disease in mice by "editing" the DNA to correct the mutated gene.
Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis say it may someday be possible to perform a single test to screen for a wide range of cancer types.
The IDNAtity app translates your genetic markers into a unique theme song.
After a project to fund a glowing plant skyrocketed to success, the crowdfunding site quietly added a new rule to its creator guidelines to ban genetically modified organisms.
The Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System includes an eyeglass-mounted camera, a portable video processing unit, and an array of electrodes implanted onto the retina to allow the patient to detect light and dark.
Research from Johns Hopkins University suggests that some people are naturally good at math, whereas others may never be.
University of British Columbia researchers invent a silicone chip they say could revolutionize genetic analysis by allowing individual cells to fall into place like balls in a pinball machine.
U.K. researchers announce approval to launch the first human clinical trial of a genetically modified anti-HIV microbicide called P2G12, grown in Germany.
Scientists have created the first 'living laser' using a human kidney cell. No cells were harmed in the experiment.