Get Ready for Same-Sex Reproduction
When artificial sperm and eggs become a reality, the sex of your babymaking partner won't matter.
The Language of DNA Should Rewrite English, Too
Jargon from the pre-genomics era blinds us to new possibilities.
Blockchains Won’t Fix the Problem with Genomics
If you’ve been waiting to get your genome sequenced, will a virtual token really make you change your mind?
The Human Operating System Gets an Overhaul
Forget editing genes. This guy wants to write brand-new ones. by Steven Kotler
Power to the Patients
Racing against his own genetic disorder, Onno Faber is giving people with rare diseases the tools to make medicine work for them.
Will a $5,000 Checkup Save Your Life?
Craig Venter is betting that something is lurking in your body and you’d better address it now.
6 Amazing Things to Watch in Synthetic Biology
Teleported molecules, custom genomes, and other innovations that will deliver on the technology’s biggest promises.
Why We Loved “Orphan Black”
A thriller about cloning, gene editing, and bioengineering is the perfect show for our times.
The Radical Idea of Avoiding Sickness
Leroy Hood, pioneer of systems biology, is trying to upend medicine with a service that tests everything about you. by David Ewing Duncan
What Are Your Genes Telling You to Eat?
Companies are using your DNA to customize a diet plan. If it works, it might not be for the reasons advertised.
Get Paid for Your DNA
The secrets in your genes may be worth even more to researchers than they are to you.