Human Nature takes a closer look at the scientists who founded the world-altering field of gene editing—and revels in the science.
At-home DNA testing is more accessible than ever. In *The Lost Family,* Libby Copeland learns how genetic revelations are upending lives.
Angela Belcher found a way to turn nature’s zombies into a tiny assembly line. But creating a new power cell might be just the beginning.
Companies claim they can now easily calculate your biological age. Should you take them up on it?
In 2018, GEDmatch played a key role in reopening the 40-year-old Golden State Killer case. Now Verogen, a company that serves law enforcement, is gobbling it up.
Scientists infused a 3D-printed rabbit with genetic material, the first step toward a potential “DNA of things” where biology makes gadgets smarter.
A veteran analyst explains the work of gathering fingerprints that can link a suspect to a crime—even after it rains.
Researchers take inspiration from cotton candy to make a gelatin scaffolding, which could help realize the dream of more sustainable steaks and chicken breasts.
A less error-prone DNA editing method could correct many more harmful mutations than was previously possible.
From malaria-ridden villages in Burkina Faso to fertility clinics in Ukraine, *Unnatural Selection* takes viewers deep into the gene-editing revolution.