DNA

My DNA Test Confirmed It: I'm Not a Morning Person

According to DNAfit, it's not laziness that stops me rousing in the morning.

Daniel Cooper

How Cyril Moukarzel Is Using DNA to Create the Future of Personalized Medicine

Imagine being able to customize drugs to your genes. His company is making it happen.

How a $9 Billion Startup Deceived Silicon Valley

Author John Carreyrou of 'Bad Blood' -- which documents the rise and fall of Theranos -- explains how Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes got away with deception for as long as she did.

Very Unattractive People Earn Significantly More Money, Study Says

Beautiful people arguably have an easier life -- they're happier, healthier, and have more friends. But a new study turns this theory on its head.

Lindsay Dodgson

Need Extra Storage? Try DNA.

In a case of technology meets biology, scientists in labs across the country are experimenting with synthetic DNA as a storage medium, most notably Microsoft and the University of Washington.

Troy Dreier

Being a Morning Person Is in Your DNA, Says 23andMe

The results of the new study point to 15 different DNA locations associated with being "a morning person."

Hilary Brueck

Scientists and Ethicists Encourage Caution at Gene Summit

The effectiveness and safety of gene editing is still unknown.

Reuters

Are We 5 Years Away From Being Able to Reverse Aging?

One Harvard Medical School genetics professor thinks so.

Laura Entis

Genetically-Altered Mosquitoes May Be Key to Eradicating Malaria, Study Shows

Scientists at the University of California inserted heritable, malaria-blocking genes into mosquitoes and observed encouraging results.

Laura Entis