Many issues are exacerbated by light pollution, and new research suggests the spread of West Nile virus may be another one.
Beginning in 2019, the CDC will phase out the program to include only 10 countries.
It's become too late to ask whether or not we should edit the human germline; we can now only ask how the experiments will proceed.
Nepalese conservationists and their foreign partners are awakening to a new menace on the horizon: lethal pathogens.
As a new non-invasive technology makes prenatal genetic tests more common, many more pregnant women will have to choose whether or not to have a disabled child.
The morality of human embryonic stem cell research has long been contentious, but new discoveries could end the controversy.
A study finds a new link between mutations and intellectual disability, but that doesn’t mean we should ignore non-genetic factors.
Habitat destruction isn’t just killing wildlife—it’s killing us.
A lot depends on the nutritional and health status of disaster victims before disaster struck.
Medicine, with few exceptions, grows by evolution, not revolution. And geneticists working on complex diseases have a long, difficult road ahead.