New research could allow us greater control over what happens to genetically modified organisms once they're in the wild.
Most of our genes descend directly from the last common ancestor of animals.
Listening to audio derived from DNA may help scientists better understand how cell biology works.
Converting a DNA sequence into an audio could help us learn something useful about it, like where mutations occur.
A cryptic part of DNA helps keep a species' mutations in check until they become useful.
Research on how our lifestyles affect our genes raises the possibility of giving your future kids a better start in life before they're even born.
New genetic technology could change the DNA of entire species to prevent them from spreading diseases.
Genetics is just the latest specialist knowledge threatening to take the question of criminal responsibility away from law and hand it over to science.
Welcome to Biology and Blame, a series of articles examining historical and current influences on the notion of criminal responsibility. Today, Arlie Loughnan considers the challenge to the legal system…