The Nuffield Council has announced that using gene editing to create designer babies is morally permissible.
The material offers a cheaper alternative to synthetic plastics or engineered wood.
Cyanobacteria use photosynthesis to create oxygen.
Scientists have recently identified the overall genomic structure of dinosaurs, investigating whether dinosaurs could once again roam the earth.
Indonesia has become the home of bioplastics, derived from red seaweed.
A recent medical study shows that sufferers of a certain type of cancer saw just as much improvement with a less invasive type of treatment.
Combining electronics with living bacteria could send a diagnostic signal to your smartphone.
Data is the fuel for radical changes in the way global health systems work.
Biotechnology could mitigate humans' impact on the planet through large-scale bio-based interventions aimed at restoring former environmental balances and creating new ones.
Traditional biofuels are sourced from food crops, which is timely and cost-effective. New research shows this latest technique could meet growing energy demands.
About 3,000 people in Sweden have inserted a rice grain-sized microchip under their skin so that they don't need to carry key cards, IDs, and even train tickets.
This artificial intelligence can create detailed 3D models of cells for scientific study.
A Belgian conceptual artist is helping an Ethiopian project to breed chickens that are more resilient, live longer and are less susceptible to disease.
The newly-sequenced genome of an Egyptian fruit bat from a cave in Uganda offers clues as to how bats harbor and transmit deadly viruses—but don’t get sick themselves.
Negative emissions products could be the future of stopping climate change.