Siddhartha Mukherjee's recent article on epigenetics has drawn heavy criticism—rightly?
It may not be long until they overtake our fastest supercomputers
"Project Starshot" is worthy of admiration for chutzpah alone
Philip Ball / April 4, 2016
Scientists have created a "minimal cell" with just 473 genes—such work could have huge benefits beyond biology
Philip Ball / February 12, 2016
We have found a new way to do astronomy
The claims can't be lightly dismissed, but seeing will be believing.
Scientists have discovered four new elements–but they won't stop there
Scientists and security agencies are thinking hard about the safety of this sort of gene editing
Extraterrestrial civilisation would look like nothing we can imagine