The Broad Institute and Rockefeller University disagree over which scientists should be named as inventors on certain patents involving the gene-editing technology.
July 13, 2011|
Meet the species whose DNA has recently been sequenced.
July 8, 2011|
New evidence supports an old idea that embryos with genetic abnormalities can somehow fix themselves early in development.
July 5, 2011|
Three RNAs expressed in the nucleolus mediate death in cells exposed to too much fat.
July 1, 2011|
When European explorers and fishermen began to frequent Canada’s shores in the 16th century, they brought with them a plethora of tools and trinkets, including knives, axes, kettles, and blankets.
June 24, 2011|
A unique virus and the worm it infects turn up in an orchard outside of Paris.
June 22, 2011|
Experts come together to revisit the controversial field of genetics and criminology.
June 20, 2011|
The UK’s immigration agency has abandoned a program to develop DNA and isotope testing to assess the nationality of asylum seekers.
June 14, 2011|
Drug therapies tailored to the DNA profiles of individual patients could change the face of medicine, but such treatments aren't commonly used in the clinic.
June 14, 2011|
Legal battles over gene patents and uncooperative patent holders threaten the widespread implementation of personalized medicine.
June 9, 2011|
Researchers reveal several new viruses lurking in healthy hives.