Our genes only tell a portion of the story.
August 29, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
When comparing the social and the biological, it helps to look at how the breakdown of one can influence the other.
August 8, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
Congress wants to know.
July 18, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
Despite the recent discovery of the “blonde gene,” environmental differences and genetic effects remain inextricably linked.
July 8, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
While it’s not clear whether or not they worked for the Cleopatra star over a half-century ago, phage treatments could help solve the growing problem of antibiotic resistance.
June 27, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
It seems like an easy question, but the indirect correlation between genetic mutations and disease risk muddles up the ethics.
June 13, 2014 • 11:12 AM • Share
Modern statistics have made it easier than ever for us to fool ourselves.
June 6, 2014 • 9:52 AM • Share
Legislative opposition to climate change isn’t just keeping us from having a proper conversation about the problem. It’s destroying our ability to act.
May 23, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
Sorry, amateur biohackers.
May 16, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
Despite numerous recent breakthroughs and discoveries, the extreme competition and lab-research feedback loop don’t bode well for the future of the field.
April 25, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
At a time when the worldwide wheat supply needs to grow, we might not even be able to keep it from diminishing.
April 11, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
All good science should aim to convince outsiders that a consensus has been reached without any biases. Even evolution.
April 4, 2014 • 9:00 AM • Share
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