After identifying interlocking symmetries in mammalian cells, scientists describe some tissues as liquid crystals. That lays the groundwork for a fluid-dynamic theory of how tissues move.
In a dark, unexplored layer of ocean, a hidden cache of fish might play an unexpected role in our climate’s future. It seems like a bad time for a new fishery.
The one-time gene editing fix is meant to halt debilitating pain crises for sickle cell patients, who formerly could only be cured with a risky stem cell transplant.
An ingestible “digital pill” that measures heart rate and breathing from inside the stomach could detect the warning signs of sleep apnea, cardiac distress, and even opioid overdoses.
Methane hydrate is an ice-like substance you can set on fire. Now scientists have found that more of it may be in danger of melting—and releasing powerful greenhouse gas—than previously realized.
Pioneering biochemist Jennifer Doudna sat down with WIRED’s Emily Mullin to talk about the future of Crispr.