A genomics institute in China plans to bring a brand new kind of pet into the world -- customizable mini-pigs.
For the first time, researchers create a new organism based on E. coli that passes along artificially engineered DNA.
A high-tech diagnostic method could speed identification of the virus, a key factor in combating epidemics.
Commentary: CNET's Eric Mack speaks with Transhumanist Party candidate Zoltan Istvan about America's cyborg future and finds himself hesitant to join the borg so soon.
The Egyptian government has given permission for a radar scan of the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun...and therein lies a tale.
A French team plans to wake up its second ancient virus in two years to study its genetic structure. Have these scientists never seen a zombie movie?
The first draft of a new "tree of life" contains every named species of flora and fauna known from over 3.5 billion years of life on Earth.
From CNET Magazine: An XPrize competition aims to turn a 50-year-old science fiction concept into a powerful medical device that's accessible to all.
In exchange for sperm donations, health institutions around China are offering enough money to buy Apple's latest smartphone, says a report.
A team of MIT researchers has successfully cured a rare genetic liver disease in mice by "editing" the DNA to correct the mutated gene.