Posts in: genetic engineering

The American chestnut tree has a good shot at making a comeback

The American chestnut tree has a good shot at making a comeback

Two sophisticated techniques could rescue the beloved American chestnut tree — but the riskier approach might work better

By | Posted January 25, 2017

What is CRISPR, anyway?

What is CRISPR, anyway?

Something primordial is shaping the future of biology

By | Posted February 14, 2016

VIDEO: Bioart in action

VIDEO: Bioart in action

How Project Orange combines biotechnology and design to push the boundaries of art

By | Posted February 7, 2016

VIDEO: Bioart in action

VIDEO: Bioart in action

How Project Orange combines biotechnology and design to push the boundaries of art

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Love in the time of animal testing

Love in the time of animal testing

Should scientists breed genetically modified animals as models of human disease?

By | Posted September 10, 2014

"Bio-Artist" paints life in the laboratory

“Bio-Artist” paints life in the laboratory

With living tissue as his artistic medium, Oron Catts aims to put science into perspective.

By | Posted October 8, 2013

Binding the Witch, Saving the Crops

Binding the Witch, Saving the Crops

New discovery may help to eradicate witchweed parasite in sub-Saharan Africa

By | Posted November 4, 2010

New Discovery May Help Plants Grow in Cold Climates

New Discovery May Help Plants Grow in Cold Climates

Genetic tweaks could someday let us farm the tundra

By | Posted October 26, 2010

On The Subject of iLeafs And Cowborgs

On The Subject of iLeafs And Cowborgs

Is biological engineering the beginning of a new technology revolution?

By | Posted May 30, 2010