Leading Geneticists Call For Moratorium On Generational Human Genetic Editing

A human embryo at the eight-cell stage.Credit: Yorgos Nikas/SPL We call for a global moratorium on all clinical uses of … More

Harvard Scientists Uncover Gene That Can Control Whole Body Regeneration For Humans

Humans may one day have the ability to regrow limbs after scientists at Harvard University uncovered the DNA switch that … More

Genetically Modified Salmon Now Imported To US As FDA Lifts Ban

Genetically modified salmon are one step closer to reaching the dinner plates of American consumers. The Food and Drug Administration … More

Scientists Create Synthetic DNA With 4 Extra Letters

A couple billion years ago, four molecules danced into the elegant double-helix structure of DNA, which provides the codes for … More

Real Super-Humans: Twins May Have Had Brains Altered By Gene-Editing In China

The brains of two genetically edited girls born in China last year may have been changed in ways that enhance … More

US Government Quietly Approves Experimental Bird Flu Research That May Strengthen Virus

The U.S. government approved a set of new experiments that could strengthen the current version of bird flu virus. The … More