A Chinese laboratory has harvested the DNA of 2,000 geniuses in the hopes of increasing its population's IQ by 15 points. What does this endeavor say about the future of genetic engineering?
Even as major breakthroughs are being made in treating leukemia through the use of modified HIV, Texas Governor Rick Perry has been caught stealing from cancer patients.
The American Psychiatric Association is publishing a new text redefining ADHD this month. This development is a disaster both for medicine, our children, and society.
Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have successfully performed a series of tests on mice using the antibody CD47 and have enough data to begin trials on humans.
Though there is no such thing as the cure for cancer, modern medicine and prevention have achieved great results.
President Obama's new BRAIN initiative to map out the human brain is a smart public-private project. It continues America’s tradition of being a world leader in technical and medical innovation.
DNA, RNA, and now XNA. What do all these science terms actually mean?
Bacteria can live on a stainless steel surfaces for weeks, but die on brass within minutes. Killing the mutated DNA with brass would be a major advantage in the fight against resistant bacteria.