New palm-sized, MiniION sequencer, costing around $1,000, designed to analyse DNA to help track disease outbreaks, check food and offer ‘the democratisation of sequencing’ An inexpensive handheld device
The first clinical trial injecting foetal stem cells into babies still in the womb has been announced. It is hoped the cells, which are able to transform into a range of tissues, will lessen symptoms incurable
The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer. Ten years of research
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It's so hard to find a decent place to dock in low Earth orbit The International Space Station is getting a makeover starting this week. On Friday, astronauts Barry “Butch” Wilmore and Terry Virts will
Variations in salary are drastic and opaque. As he took me through an interactive map on his computer screen, Oakland physician Nate Gross showed me what a neurosurgeon in my area might expect to make.