An amendment that gives a free pass to genetically modified crops causes legal turmoil
Mimicking the human brain will only hinder the pursuit of true artificial intelligence, says Facebook’s director of AI research.
Dr. Luca Guardabassi is finding new ways to weaken drug-resistant bacteria
Never mind determining whether a robot can be conscious, we can’t even decide what the word means
Having a colonoscopy? Those bowel cleanses remain a necessary inconvenience, but doctors are working to make them less unpleasant
Extinct species may soon be resurrected — but just because we can doesn’t mean we’re ready for them
Two sophisticated techniques could rescue the beloved American chestnut tree — but the riskier approach might work better
Researchers are using biological glow sticks and finely-tuned cameras to look deeper within cells.
3-D printed hands expose security vulnerability
How Project Orange combines biotechnology and design to push the boundaries of art
Cardiologists struggle to effectively treat severe heart attacks
Biomimicry allows scientists to take a page out of nature’s playbook
High costs are keeping patients from using stem cells harvested from umbilical cords
A new underwater glue is science’s latest attempt to mimic the natural world