FDA approves first mute button for genetic diseases
It is the first of "a wave of advances that have the potential to transform medicine."
Genetic tests miss “invisible” mutations that cause disease and neurological disorders
There's more to your DNA than just letters, and mutations can lurk in that genetic "dark matter."
Can genetically modified pigs be the key to treating rare diseases?
When it comes to rare diseases, doctors often don’t have enough patients to determine the effectiveness of various treatments. Now, scientists are breeding pigs with the same genetic code as people with a disease in order to create a pool of test "patients" unlike any before.
Scientists want to rewrite the entire human genome, from scratch
What if we could rewrite our entire genetic code to make us invincible against viruses?
Scientists finally get a look at enzyme that protects DNA
We finally have a detailed picture of an enzyme that could play a key role in fighting both aging and cancer
Linking genes to depression could revolutionize treatment
Saying something is “genetic” used to be a fatalistic diagnosis. But with modern medicine, it could be the key to...
23andMe can (finally) tell you about your genetic cancer risk
23andMe has won the right to tell you what your genes say about you. It's a landmark legal achievement that could...