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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.
Chameleons in Madagascar previously thought to all belong to a single species have actually turned out to be 11 separate ones.
The latest study on the magic, wake-up juice found that men who drink two to three cups of coffee a day may be able to reduce their risk of erectile dysfunction by 42 percent.
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!
Silicon Valley CEO conducts a survey with about 100 female tech entrepreneurs and finds that 84 percent don't have science, technology, engineering or math degrees.
A researcher from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration finds a most unusual shark in a most unusual place.
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.
Injecting mouse embryos with a human DNA sequence leads to a marked increase in brain size -- and may provide insights into Alzheimer's.
A Kickstarter project uses ice packs inside a vest with the idea of making your body work harder to keep warm and burn through calories in the process.