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by Joe McCormick | Jun 17, 2016
A new genetic technology called a gene drive could help eradicate deadly pests, like invasive rats in the Galápagos or malaria-carrying mosquitoes. But exactly how hazardous could accidental consequences be?
by Joe McCormick | Apr 29, 2016
Now that we know all about DNA, let's talk about how we can use it in technology. From diodes to computer storage, we explore the uses of DNA.
by Joe McCormick | Apr 27, 2016
What is DNA and where did it come from? We'll take a look at what we know about the building blocks for life as we know it.
by Joe McCormick | Apr 15, 2016
There's no scientific consensus on the causes of aging and that has led to some spirited debates. We explore the arguments and learn a little something about ourselves in the process.
by Joe McCormick | Apr 13, 2016
Why face the ravages of time if you can stave off the effects of aging? We look at ways to cheat the clock!
by Joe McCormick | Apr 15, 2015
What is the CRISPR technique? How might it revolutionize genetic alteration? And why are some scientists urging caution before it gets widely used?
by Joe McCormick | Apr 11, 2014
A recently launched project called Human Longevity Inc. intends, as co-founder Peter Diamandis put it, to "make 100 years old the new 60." How do they plan to get us there? And will it work?
by Jonathan Strickland | Mar 14, 2014
by Joe McCormick | Mar 12, 2014
Is it possible to bring extinct species back to life? We look at the science and controversy around de-extinction.
by Joe McCormick | Aug 23, 2013
What are gene therapy and gene doping? How do researchers reprogram viruses to carry human genes? Will messing with our genes make us less human?
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