Genetics continues to make headlines in conservation efforts, even if it’s not the species-saving panacea some hope for.
Stel cells are at risk of becoming “the new snake oil peddled by 21st century charlatans” without better regulation and understanding.
Calls for a biology-based psychiatry are growing louder, but how will genetics fit into this puzzle?
Everyone who lived a thousand years ago who has any descendants today is an ancestor of every European.
Scientists have begun to tease apart the interactions between evolution, genetics, disease, and pregnancy.
Everyone’s least favorite company has seen stories this week highlight its good side.
Even with approval inching ever-closer for the AquAdvantage salmon, the debate about its safety rages on.
A genomics scientists helps lay readers separate the wheat from the chaff when it comes to GMO misinformation.
Hoping to give new meaning to the term “natural light,” a small group of biotech enthusiasts is trying to create glowing plants.
Henry Miller argues that the folks running Whole Foods are misguided at best when it comes to biotech.
Geneticist Eran Elhaik claims most Jews can trace their ancestry to the Caucuses and Eastern Europe, despite overwhelming evidence of a Middle Eastern origin. Elhaik’s sloppy studies have angered legitimate scientists as much as they’ve stoked anti-Israeli, pro-Palestinian sentiments.
Global demand for food is expected to increase by 70 percent in the next 40 years. What role could or should GM crops play in feeding the world’s growing population? Instead of asking this question, the authors of a new study falsely pose the issue as a choice between biodiversity and biotechnology.