Trace human development from embryo to newborn through the stunning microimagery of photographer Lennart Nilsson.
CRISPR is part of bacteria's natural defense against viruses.
Masks, along with social distancing, are a great way to prevent the coronavirus from spreading. How can you help your child dress for success in a face covering, and are any children best off not wearing one?
Sickle Cell Anemia is caused by a single change in the DNA sequence.
Gene-editing technology is progressing faster than our ethical conversations about how we should use it. Krystal Tsosie thinks that’s a problem.
CRISPR gene-editing technology is advancing quickly. What can it do now—and in the future?
Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Boseman’s case illustrates the importance of more screening—and addressing systemic inequities in health care.
See how Alzheimer's develops and spreads throughout the brain.
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