Scientists In Oakland Try 1st Gene Editing In The BodyScientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA to cure a disease.
Yosemite Park Remains Identified As Missing U.S. Navy SailorRemains found near the banks of the Merced River in Yosemite National Park have been identified as those of a U.S. Navy sailor who went missing during a visit to the park in May.
Stanford Professor: Many Questions Remain After Gene-Editing BreakthroughDon't look for gene-editing of embryos for human pregnancy anytime soon.
Show Finds Bernie Sanders, Larry David Share Some 'Identical DNA'Henry Louis Gates Jr., the host of "Finding Your Roots" on PBS, says the show "couldn't have scripted" the discovery that actor, comedian Larry David and Senator Bernie Sanders are related.
Oregon Researchers Edit Human Embryo DNAFor the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases.
'Do It Youself' Genetic Tests Create Challenge For DoctorsElena Flowers and her two daughters are in the middle of a science project.
Teloyears Test May Reveal How Well You're AgingThe simple genetic test measures the length of our telomeres, which are a unique DNA sequence that forms caps at the ends of chromosomes.
Scientists Zero In On DNA In Hair Samples With Extraordinary AccuracyOn the crime show NCIS, one hair leads to a killer. That was once the stuff of fantasy, but no more.
DNA Research Shows Modern Humans Benefit From Neanderthal DNARecent DNA studies indicate a rather steamy prehistoric love affair between Neanderthals and early Homo sapiens may have shaped modern man's health and well-being for generations to come.
Defense Attacks DNA Evidence Central To Sierra LaMar Murder TrialAt day two of the trial of the man accused of killing Sierra Lamar, the defense attorney attacked the evidence.
New Clues About 1800s Baby Girl Unearthed Under San Francisco HomeAfter a home renovation in San Francisco unearthed the casket of a young girl, researchers have learned more about her identity.
Baby Born With DNA From 3 People Through Controversial TechniqueScientists say the first baby has been born from a controversial new technique that combines DNA from three people -- the mother, the father and an egg donor.