genetics

The NASA Genius Biohacker Trying to Bring Gene Editing to Your Living Room

Josiah Zayner downs a shot of scotch and begins his presentation. His audience is roughly 30 attendees from the SynBioBeta SF conference and a digital…

Everything You Can Blame Your Dad For in 2017

Face it: The older you get, the more you become like your dad. This realization might come in the form of an innocent (but embarrassing)…

Can We Avoid Becoming Our Parents — Or Is It Inevitable?

Dancing like your dad: You can dread it, you can deny it, but you can’t dodge it. Even the silkiest-hipped individual will, at some point,…

When Three Become One: The Ethical Dilemma of the ‘Three-Parent Baby’

About six months ago, following a controversial fertility procedure in Mexico that’s banned in the United States, a Jordanian couple gave birth to a healthy…