Like an ice-cream truck—one that distributes genetically-modified, disease-fighting insects instead of sweet treats.
If China pursues human genetic enhancement and the US retreats under a conservative government, it could create a divide between the modified and the not, sewing the seeds of global conflict.
A recent study flies in the face of currently accepted species classifications.
Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection, the Human Genome Project, CRISPR—all were followed by grandiose claims of the imminent total control over life’s fundamental processes.
The distinction helped researchers recognize that some of the species are threatened.
Tina Gorjanc's 'Pure Human Project' examines a future where we can grow human leather.
Heather Dewey-Hagborg said the limits of phenotyping are cause for concern when it's used by law enforcement.
Scientists who are working on bioengineering techniques must realize that their work speculates a future where their breakthroughs will be embraced by society.
Seed banks are often overlooked, but they’re an essential part of preserving food security.
Anandamide is named for the Sanskrit word for bliss.