A New Startup Wants to Turn the Sugar You Eat Into Fiber

Americans eat too much sugar. Food tech company Zya is developing a substance to add to…

Neuralink’s First Brain Implant Is Working. Elon Musk’s Transparency Isn’t

Elon Musk says Neuralink’s first human trial subject can control a computer mouse with their brain,…

A Virus Found in Wastewater Beat Back a Woman’s ‘Zombie’ Bacteria

Viruses called phages are a promising treatment option for bacterial infections when antibiotics stop working, but…

23andMe Is Under Fire. Its Founder Remains ‘Optimistic’

23andMe’s CEO Anne Wojcicki has saved the genetics company from the brink of failure before. She…

A Study at the Center of the Abortion Pill Battle Was Just Retracted

A scientific publisher found serious flaws in a paper that links the medication mifepristone to more…

A Startup Has Unlocked a Way to Make Cheap Insulin

Houston-based rBIO has invented a new process to churn out insulin at higher yields using custom-made…

Elon Musk Says a Human Patient Has Received Neuralink’s Brain Implant

Details are scarce, but Neuralink cofounder Elon Musk says initial results are “promising.”

6 Deaf Children Can Now Hear After a Single Injection

Several gene therapies aim to restore a protein necessary for transmitting sound signals from the ear…

Scientists Will Test a Cancer-Hunting mRNA Treatment

Strand Therapeutics has figured out a way to turn the molecule on and off in certain…

A Gene-Edited Pig Liver Was Attached to a Person—and Worked for 3 Days

Researchers want to use genetically engineered pig organs to help support people with liver failure.