CRISPR has changed gene editing forever, but the technique is not without its problems. So what alternatives are out there?
Or how science fiction has snuck up on us and somehow became science fact
From DNAdigest: Children with cancer often don’t have access to innovative drugs in the way adult patients do. Why?
Scripps-led research team demonstrates that background music affects viewers’ attitudes toward sharks
The third episode of Explorations featuring George Church focuses on synthetic biology and how to use genomics to change nature
Did you know that Chinese hamsters have generated around $57 million in biotech sales in 2013 alone?
Most bacteria fighting compounds are found in soil cultures. This time the latest contender was found closer to home
A study published in the journal Cancer has shown that women are under-represented in trials for a range of non-sex specific cancers
Let us take you on a cheeky coffee break with some of the best bits from down the back of the internet sofa. Who knows, there might even be cake…
What better way to celebrate the birthday of DNA pioneer Rosalind Franklin than with a truly epic rap battle. Watson and Crick are about to get slammed…
Two genetic studies on ALS published in Nature Genetics earlier this year were picked up by mainstream media. What are the lessons to be learned?
Good question! To help with that, Genetic Insider have created an awesome infographic…
Health researchers are waking up to just what could be done with all the delicious data generated by the Pokemon Go phenomenon
James Watson speaks out on the cancer moonshot, curing cancer, and his own anticancer regimen. It turns out he’s still pretty good at tennis too!
Turns out that making a glow-in-the-dark plant is harder than we thought. Who knew? To console ourselves, we rustled up our weekly roundup