The prospect of being immortal might be closer than we think.
How to turn a mistake, yogurt and a little research into a Nobel Prize
They’ve given us restriction enzymes, CRISPR/ Cas9, and now they might just be our answer to antibiotic resistance.
Scientists discover another superpower of tardigrades – what does this mean for us?
Nature’s molecular scissors in the treatment of disease.
CRISPR-Cas9, standing for Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats, is a new and exciting gene editing method.
Biotechnology has the potential to revolutionise our lives, but how are scientists setting about making this happen?
How far would you go to have a healthy baby?
Have you analysed your DNA? Although this might have been a weird question to ask a few years ago, in 2019 it would be unusual if you didn’t know at least one person who has bought a direct-to-consumer genetic testing kit.
What explains a patient’s genetic disease when no genetic cause is known?