Editors seem convinced that dog cloning is a perennial hot topic that readers are just going to love. In fact,...

Many scientists seem to think that heritable human genetic modification is too far off to worry about. Others suggest it’s...

Personal DNA tests, marketed directly to consumers with promises of revealing health and ancestry information, were a much-recommended gift this...

Following a Biopolitical Times tradition, we present some of our favorite blog posts of the past year, this time in...

What might have been the story of the year turned out to be a disappointment. On February 14th, the National...

The much-touted techno-fix to the problem of invasive species is not ready for use, and not close. In rough outline,...