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Gene therapy is saving children’s lives—but screening to discover who needs it is lagging behind
States in the US have been slow to test newborns for genetic conditions.
It’s fiction, but America just got wiped out by a man-made terror germ
At “germ games” held in Washington, DC, pandemic planners get a look at the threat posed by synthetic biology.
Does the brain store information in discrete or analog form?
New evidence in favor of a discrete form of data storage could change the way we understand the brain and the devices we build to interface with it.
I lost a bet, and now I am going to let millions of strangers check whether we’re related
How this reporter ended up deciding to join the crowd and get his DNA tested.
A stealthy Harvard startup wants to reverse aging in dogs, and humans could be next
Biologist George Church says the idea is to live to 130 in the body of a 22-year-old.
Before he died, this biohacker was planning a CRISPR trial in Mexico
Aaron Traywick and his company, Ascendance Biomedical, are connected to a website advertising a gene therapy trial for lung cancer.
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