Some problems can be solved best by taking a break from trying to solve them.
Offshoot still makes mistakes editing DNA, raising concerns about its medical use.
For the most part, it requires funding. And there’s a tried-and-true process for that.
The bizarre planets that could be the next hosts of human civilization.
The activity of black holes can be “felt” by nearby stars.
The prevailing narrative juxtaposes science and religion—but this approach erases the root influences of social inequality and racism.
Four new synthetic DNA letters double life’s alphabet.
What science can tell us about how other creatures experience the world.
Or is it?
A psychological relief valve and a guard against despotism, laughter is a uniquely human activity.