Published February 27, 2013
With the latest computer tools, biologists can write their own genetic code and turn it into life.
Published December 23, 2012
The 100-trillion-strong human microbiome is so critical to our health that our future dating profiles may read something like “non-smokers and those with high Lactobacillus acidophilus levels preferred.”
Published September 19, 2012
It’s a small world after all, but one needs a big appetite to savor Disney’s six thousand item repertoire. You may be curious how your favorite dishes are invented and how to recreate them at home.
Published September 08, 2012
The grass is always greener on Jackson Madnick’s lawn: green in a drought and green when it emerges from under the snow. It sounds too good to be true, but Madnick may have built a better lawn.
Published June 26, 2012
In just a few years, patients may be able to grow their own bones from stem cells, say scientists with Columbia University's Biomedical Engineering Lab.