Biotechnology is the industry that uses the molecules of life (DNA, RNA, and proteins mostly) to treat and diagnose disease. We report on the latest biomedical science and technological research.


This is what happens when you get the coronavirus

Hospitals in China are reporting their experiences with hundreds of patients so far.

worker in Wuhan hospital

A new implant for blind people jacks directly into the brain

Researchers have successfully bypassed the eyes with a brain implant that allows rudimentary vision.

Neuron action potentials

He Jiankui faces three years in prison for CRISPR babies

The Chinese scientist and two associates were sentenced after a secret trial.

He Jiankui

Here are some actual facts about George Church’s DNA dating company

It’s called Digid8 and will try to use your genes to make sure you never meet the wrong person.

George Church Cherub
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