It sounds like science fiction: simply swalloing a pill, or eating specific food supplement, could permanently change your behavior for the better or reverse diseases such as schizophrenea, huntington's or cancer.
The chime on H. Lee Sweeney’s laptop dings again—another e-mail. He doesn’t rush to open it. He knows what it’s about. He knows what they are all about. The molecular geneticist gets dozens every week, all begging for the same thing—a miracle
In a discovery that illuminates the promise and the complexity of genetic research, scientists say they have identified a gene linked to age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness among the elderly.
Gene therapy for restoring muscle lost to age or disease is poised to enter the clinic, but elite athletes are eyeing it to enhance performance Can it be long before gene doping changes the nature of sport?
Over the past several years there have been some exciting new discoveries in genetic research, discoveries that promise to revolutionize our approach to anti-aging, much as antioxidants did ten years ago.