For years, empathy has been linked to upbringing. But new research suggests your ability to understand others comes from within.
Genetic testing could soon be so advanced that newborn babies will have report cards of potential and hereditary diseases they're at risk of contracting.
By being exposed to small amounts of peanut each day for a long period of time, patients built up a tolerance to the food.
Researchers have identified 15 genes responsible for the way we look, but work is still needed to identify which genes are responsible for specific features.
Tedros Adhanom, Director General of the World Health Organization, says a devastating epidemic could begin in any country at any moment, with inaction on our part to blame.
Entrepreneur Juan Enriquez has outlined a future where we will be able to survive in extreme environments and even hack our memory thanks to DNA manipulation.
Here are 4 areas where precision medicine is making a difference, and how it will improve healthcare in the future.
To engage responsibly, our next generation of scientists needs training in the arts and ethics.