For the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases.
The experiment was just an exercise in...
Your home is one of the biggest reflections of you and it's typically the most expensive purchase you'll ever make. Just months after making that purchase, one family found out their home was infested with mold....
Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 09:07 PM CDT
What’s Next: Health Care ‘Vote-a-Rama’ and the End Game
What can be expected from the health care bill? More debating. Senate leaders are expected to have 20 hours debate before a final vote.
When the debate is done, the Senate moves on to what is unofficially called...
Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 01:52 PM CDT
North Texas Nurse Gets 4 Years in Nearly $375M Fraud
More than 100 million people in the United States live with diabetes or prediabetes, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control, and there is a quick way to find out if you may be at risk.
Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 09:27 AM CDT
Plunging Sperm Counts Called a 'Major Public Health' Crisis
A recent meta-analysis found a 40-year decline in sperm count in a large sample of men across North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, NBC News reported.
Researchers from the Hebrew University in...
Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 08:52 AM CDT
Scientists Build DNA From Scratch to Alter Life's Blueprint
At Jef Boeke's lab, you can whiff an odor that seems out of place, as if they were baking bread here.
But he and his colleagues are cooking up something else altogether: yeast that works with chunks of man-made...