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.
A genetic mutation that protects against HIV leads to a shorter life span, researchers find.
Another large-scale effort is under way to develop a doctor’s-office test to find cancer in people with no symptoms.
Novartis will sell the world’s most expensive drug, a treatment called Zolgensma to treat spinal muscular atrophy.
He taunted the health authorities. Now he stands accused of pretending to be one.
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