Researchers made a CRISPR gene editor that can be controlled with blue light
Backpack-wearing locusts may one day be bomb-sniffing heroes
The discovery of organisms that are new to science has historically required years of field work, but species could become something we create instead of find
You’ve heard of the fly on the wall, but what about the crow in the city?
A new method to stitch together DNA can assemble a virus genome in one day
Some philosophers argue that consciousness pervades the universe. But not everyone is convinced.
A new research method gives insight into the internal world of Australia’s most beloved marsupial
The human microbiome is overflowing with more genetic information than we thought
With habitat loss already threatening koalas, the disease could increase death and infertility rates
A museum illustrator creates art out of science.
Feline foamy virus is widespread in domestic cats, a new study finds, which could make them more susceptible to other viruses known to be deadly to domestic and wild cats
An unconventional journey leads a scientist to a new conservation tool: environmental DNA
Smugglers are illegally harvesting rare species of cactus in order to meet market demands
For members of the New York Mycological Society, all mushrooms are good — but some are better when left off your dinner plate
The first gene-edited babies have stirred ethical debate — as well as biological concern
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