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 search giant takes another step into biotech, snapping up a device maker focused on neurodegenerative diseases.
Researchers at the University of Otago, New Zealand have invented a brick-sized, battery-powered DNA sequencer for field use.
Famous feline Lil BUB wheezes, purrs, and snorts while hanging out on the beach in this relaxing video.
An artist has used his agricultural background to create gorgeous, multi-fruit trees to revive heirloom stone fruits.
While global happiness research tends to focus on economic and sociological factors, one study says genes close to the makeup of Denmark's DNA up your chance at bliss.