October 7, 2020
Jennifer Doudna, UC Berkeley and UCSF professor and Berkeley Lab faculty scientist, shares the prize with Emmanuelle Charpentier for their discovery of CRISPR-Cas9 as a tool for making targeted changes to the genome.
July 2, 2020
Understanding how dogs age can help us fight human aging.
June 30, 2020
Saliva can be gathered without medical supervision, unlike current tests, which saves time, money and precious PPE.
February 6, 2020
The Pan-Cancer Project discovers causes of unexplained cancers and zeros in on mechanisms of development.
January 23, 2020
An international team of scientists has synthetically engineered mosquitoes that halt dengue virus transmission.
September 12, 2019
Crime buffs know DNA has transformed forensics, but isn't always good enough. That's where proteomics comes in.
July 29, 2019
A new finding suggests a gene linked to Alzheimer's may also be associated with lower IQ scores in childhood.
July 23, 2019
Gene loss 2 to 3 million years ago may explain why coronary events are common in humans but rare in other animals.
March 19, 2019
Blind mice regain sight with a simple gene therapy that could be available to humans in three years.
March 5, 2019
A sensitive DNA synthesis procedure will need more protection to ensure bioterrorists aren't listening in.