The gene-editing tool CRISPR could help farmers overcome the challenges of malnutrition. But European legislation has closed the door to that technology.
Hundreds of millions of years of evolution have given insects the ability to fly efficiently and robustly. Roboticists are taking note.
Childbirth may be the most important event in a mother’s life, but it can also be the most traumatic. Technology can help.
The procedure has advantages as well as downsides. Science can help mothers decide what is best for them.
Genetic engineering is developing on human embryos, raising both hopes and ethical concerns.
Women who want to delay their pregnancies can now freeze their eggs effectively and safely. But success is not guaranteed.
Births are falling across the continent – although not in France. Why do women working in tech have fewer kids? And why are there more premature births?
Swiss start-up Ava’s wristband collects data on fertility. The goal: to help couples have a baby.
The ability to modify sequences of DNA with pinpoint precision promises new drugs, healthier livestock and better crops.
Our eating habits are often based on accepted wisdom without scientific basis. Researchers are now trying to sort the facts from the myths.
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