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Can microbes be a cause, and cure, for Alzheimer’s?

Daily Beast | 
One great frustration of longer-living humans is that millions of us will one day lose our minds. Our essence will whither ...

What does the health data explosion mean for you?

Daily Beast | 
From the recent rise of digitized health records to a dramatic increase in full DNA sequences to devices that measure ...

CRISPR-Cas9: How to move forward with revolutionary new DNA editing technology

Daily Beast | 
In 2012, scientists in the U.S. and Sweden invented a technology as potentially life-altering as splitting the atom. One that ...

A family exploration of three generations of genetics

Salon | 
In 2008, my 19-year-old daughter, Danielle, took the same type of DNA test for breast and ovarian cancer that actress ...

Do genes really augur your future?

Atlantic | 
For some people, genes are key to predicting our future health. For others, genes as crystal balls are overhyped. Let's ...