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HOTY2017
HOTY2017

This Food Scientist Wants to Save Lives With a Hypoallergenic Peanut

Hortense Dodo has pioneered a process for engineering safer peanuts that can prevent deadly reactions.
Becky Ferreira
1.26.18
CRISPR
CRISPR

It’s Happening: US Scientists Reportedly Made a Genetically Modified Human Embryo

What now?
Kate Lunau
7.27.17
Sci-Fi
Sci-Fi

Neill Blomkamp’s Latest Short Film ‘Zygote’ Is Pure Biological Horror

The latest release from Oats Studios stars Dakota Fanning and takes place in a gritty, dangerous futuristic mining outpost.
Carl Franzen
7.12.17
brazil
brazil

Watch Genetically Modified Zika-Fighting Mosquitoes Released From a Van

Like an ice-cream truck—one that distributes genetically-modified, disease-fighting insects instead of sweet treats.
Samantha Cole
12.15.16
DNA
DNA

Genetic Editing Could Cause the Next Cold War

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.
Zoltan Istvan
12.13.16
MIT
MIT

MIT Develops Portable Device That Spits Out Drugs On-Demand

The new microbioreactor could be big news for medicine in the developing world.
Michael Byrne
7.31.16
implants
implants

Americans Are Afraid of Biohacking, Even When It’s Good For You

A new survey from Pew Research Center underscores America’s technophobia.
Sarah Emerson
7.27.16
philosophy
philosophy

A Bioethicist Argues for Engineering Babies That Will Have an Easy Life

Bioethicist Julian Savulescu reckons there's nothing wrong with genetically engineering a child that'll have it easy. In fact, he thinks we're morally obligated.
Richard Wordsworth
7.5.16
DIY
DIY

Queer Artist Launches DIY Gender Hormone Biohacking Project

This artist wants queer and trans people to be able to grow their own hormones at home.
Kari Paul
11.30.15
china
china

These Are the Genetic Modifications We Wish We Could Give Our Dogs

Genetic research out of China has us wondering: how can we improve our dogs?
Nicholas Deleon and Sarah Emerson
10.19.15
Interview
Interview

The Dawn of GM Humans: BOY-1 Creator HS Tak on Our Inevitable Genetic Future

A new comic book series from IDW explores humanity’s next evolutionary leap.
Becky Ferreira
8.9.15
earth
earth

Happy Birthday to Dolly the Sheep, the First Cloned Adult Mammal

Also: the birth of contemporary biotech paranoia.
Michael Byrne
7.5.15