Biotechnology is the industry that uses the molecules of life (DNA, RNA, and proteins mostly) to treat and diagnose disease. We report on the latest biomedical science and technological research.
The report describing the creation of the world’s first gene-edited babies creates an ethical quandary for scientific journals.
The unpublished research paper by He Jiankui about the creation of the babies shows proof of attempted gene editing gone awry.
Physicists have watched a chain of 15 amino acids interfere with itself, in an experiment that paves the way for a new era of quantum biology.
The DNA test claims to let prospective parents weed out IVF embryos with a high risk of disease or low intelligence.
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