The technology used to identify and analyse genetic mutations is progressing fast. How will this impact our lives?
Studies reveal combatting childhood hunger is not only a humanitarian concern, but a long-term investment
Cancer treatment has long relied on chemicals - yet new studies show hope for a vaccine against the deadly disease
Forensic genomics is far from perfect, but it's developing rapidly.
Much ink has been spilt over the ethics and the politics behind Britain's Charlie Gard case. But the reason it is so intractable is not legal, or political, but scientific.
Genomic engineering promises to make crops grow in fierce droughts and cure the incurable. The latest in a long line of technologies, CRISPR, comes closest to achieving this dream, but it has some nasty side effects.