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Weathering the storm of genetic data

Weathering the storm of genetic data

The startup SolveBio wants to be a one-stop shop for scientists trying to cope with data overload

Mark Kaganovich kept running into the same problem as he worked toward his graduate degree in cancer genomics at Stanford University. He wanted to spend his time determining genetic factors contributing to cancer. Instead, he ended up worrying about the quality of the genetic data he was analyzing.    More…

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How to beat a fingerprint scanner

How to beat a fingerprint scanner

3-D printed hands expose security vulnerability

Your spitting image

Your spitting image

Researchers are using saliva bacteria to tell people apart and detectives may be next

The inner lives of fish

The inner lives of fish

If fish feel pain and pleasure, what should we do?

A three-parent baby? Not really.

A three-parent baby? Not really.

A new fertility procedure, banned in the U.S., offers hope to couples with mitochondrial disease

Majestic birds or rats with wings?

Majestic birds or rats with wings?

The ubiquitous city pigeon may not deserve its bad reputation

The original ant farms

The original ant farms

The remarkable leafcutter ant is spurring some wild ideas about agriculture, medicine and the nature of ecosystems

VIDEO: Forensic genetics for saving wildlife

VIDEO: Forensic genetics for saving wildlife

DNA barcoding helps hunt down criminals trafficking illegal wildlife products