A gene responsible for cutting connections between rarely used brain cells could be going too far and causing damage.
Scary headlines can cause the public to be needlessly fearful. Understanding risk and statistics can help. →
The researcher says he is only holding off cloning people for fear of the public reaction.
Over 500 million years ago, humans and certain worms shared a common ancestor.
DNA testing facilities promise parents a peek into their child's potential futures. Too good to be true? Probably.
We might like to think we're in control of who we fall in love with, but our genes have already made the choice for us.
A new technique could allow scientists to edit pig genes and use them in human medicine. But should we?
An Italian neurosurgeon will perform the procedure on volunteer Valery Spiridonov, who has a genetic muscle-wasting disease.
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