Scientists are still fascinated by the beginning of life on Earth, but looking back billions of years into the past is difficult. Now, evidence is mounting for a new theory of how life began: with a precise mixture of RNA ...

A man who perished when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD has had his DNA sequenced for the very first time by researchers. Per research released in the journal Scientific Reports on Thursday, scientists investigated the bones of two people ...

A plant’s genetic code may be altered to make it more resistant to pests, illnesses, and harsh weather conditions using the CRISPR/Cas molecular scissors. To inhibit the production of certain cell types, researchers have recently found this approach to delete ...