Misinformation and muddled public health messaging have failed expectant parents. Now Omicron’s surge is putting both carriers and babies at risk.
Swiss forensic geneticists analyzed DNA recovered from postage stamps dating back to World War I and solved a century-old paternity puzzle.
Previous pandemics saw rich countries grabbing up vaccine supplies, leaving poor countries behind. Has the world learned nothing since?
Genomics England plans to test out a program that will offer whole genome sequencing to newborns—opening up a Pandora’s box of ethical concerns.
As scientists look for a link between digestive-tract microbes and autism, some questionable treatments have surfaced. A new study says they’ve got it all backwards.
England will allow doctors to prescribe vaping devices to people who want to quit smoking—if manufacturers can develop a product that works.
The pharmaceutical giant is making its oral antiviral drug widely available for all the world. But could Covid outsmart it?