The popular notion of genetics is wrong
Researchers show how zebrafish can change color without using their eyes.
Mother crickets forewarn offspring of predators before they hatch
Records show that we're getting faster, but does the human body have a natural speed limit? And if a biological law exists, how long until people try to break it?
Scientists say no, but U.K. pilot program gathers data anyway
NYU Chemist Realizes Dream of Made-To-Order Crystals
An unusual team builds a pipetting robot out of Legos for a genetic engineering competition
India’s biotech regulator says genetically engineered eggplant is safe for commercial use, but critics argue otherwise.
Some scientists believe the modern human body evolved to run
The nascent field of DNA nanotech takes baby steps toward a stellar future
For researcher Jermel Watkins, forensic science plus high-schoolers and hands-on teaching is the formula for success.
Both deadly and benign spore-forming bacteria's genes allow them to eke it out in extreme conditions.
A lizard family tree offers clues to the balance between reproduction and survival.
Genetics may someday help smokers decide the best way to quit.