A Cure For Obesity? Scientists Discover Genetic Switch That Turns Off Fat CellsImagine being able to flip a switch and suddenly the gene in your body that makes you store fat, suddenly makes you burn it. The result? Weight loss -- obesity cured.
Prospect Of DNA-Edited Designer Babies Has UC Scientists Rethinking Their Own DiscoveryWhen scientists at the University of California, Berkeley came up with a way to edit DNA, the genetic blueprint of all living things, they had no idea one day they might regret it.