The iconic double-helix structure was captured by Rosalind Franklin in the 1950s, however, this popular visualisation only tells part of the story of DNA.
What did the recent study using the CRISPR gene editing technique actually entail, and what did we learn from it?
Watch: Scientists safely correct a disease-causing mutation in early stage human embryos with gene editing.
Biologist explains the concept of CRISPR to five different people; a 7-year-old, a 14-year-old, a college student, a graduate student and a CRISPR expert
A new study has revealed far more about when and how cats found their way from the edges of civilisation into our homes, heart and ultimately the internet
What if science could pinpoint risks and prevention before birth? In vitro? Well, this talk shows how it just might be possible
Bryan Coon explains how they process up to 12TB per day of raw data in Amazon S3 with custom analytics tools running in Docker containers
The era of the doctor as the all knowing, indisputable king of medicine, is over
A year ago, 15 year old Julian Rubinfien won the Genes in Space competition – now, astronaut Jack Fischer wants to congratulate his achievement from 400km away
The promises and perils of this CRISPR were discussed by leaders within gene therapy such as Eric Topol and J. Craig Venter during a panel discussion last week
In an episode of Amazon Web Services’ This Is My Architecture, Anish Kejariwal gives us a rundown of Station X’s platform GenePool
Outrageous things that used to be science fiction are suddenly becoming reality. The only thing we know for sure is that things will change irreversibly
What makes a peach a peach and a nectarine a nectarine?
Biochemical signals passed from mothers to offspring tell the child what kind of world they’re going to live in, changing the expression of genes
“Synthetic biology seeks to write biology as a design problem.” So says Ani Liu, of MIT Media Lab’s ‘Design Fiction’ group