FDA building and sign

On Friday, FDA sent him a letter notifying him of his violations

The doctor who created a genetically modified “three-parent...

An incomplete puzzle featuring an image of a double helix, with several pieces scattered around the puzzle.

Now that science is a big step closer to being able to fiddle with the genes of a human embryo,...

Double helix figure that is diagonally positioned. Several base pairs are highlighted with different colors.

Scientists have successfully edited the DNA of human embryos to erase a heritable heart condition that is known for causing sudden death...

Microscopic image an oocyte

Scientists have been tinkering with the DNA in humans and other living things for decades. But one thing has long...

 A human oocyte is held by a glass holding pipette (left). A beveled glass pipette containing an immobilized ejaculated spermatozoon is inserted through the zona pellucida and deep into the oolemma, creating a deep furrow. Once the membrane of the oocyte is penetrated, the sperm is deposited therein.

Researchers have erased a genetic glitch that causes heart defects in dozens of human embryos with surprising success, fixing the...

A baby dressed in a shirt, diapers, and cap, floats mid-air.

Last week, US scientists edited a human embryo for the first time. That’s just the beginning.

The first step is...