Human Nature takes a closer look at the scientists who founded the world-altering field of gene editing—and revels in the science.
The two tech titans funded an effort to bring metagenomic sequencing and software to poor countries. Now, it’s helping trace the spread of the new coronavirus.
New data suggests that children aren’t immune to the new coronavirus. That could have huge implications for efforts to contain local outbreaks.
As Covid-19 spreads, the pressure is on for drugmakers to get a vaccine to market. But it’s not that easy.
At-home DNA testing is more accessible than ever. In *The Lost Family,* Libby Copeland learns how genetic revelations are upending lives.
News reports claim that a Japanese patient was reinfected with Covid-19. But there are other possibilities, like a bad test or a flare-up of the original disease.
The World Health Organization has urged other nations to learn from China’s handling of the Covid-19 epidemic. But would an aggressive quarantine work here?
The country’s health care system, with its expertise in conducting clinical research, is ready to run new drug tests. But coordinating them all is another matter.
A scientist spent years building a tool to identify coronaviruses that can jump species. Then this winter’s virus emerged—and put his system to the test.
Using genetically-edited cells to supercharge the immune system caused no adverse effects in cancer patients. It’s too soon to tell if it can be a cure.