Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling circadian rhythm.
Researchers report that CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology can introduce hundreds of unintended mutations into the genome.
Studies answer an old debate in developmental biology: How do cells destined to form a particular tissue or structure remember what they're supposed to be?
Solving a 60-year-old medical mystery, a team led by Columbia researchers has discovered what causes kidney and urinary tract defects in people with DiGeorge syndrome.
The 2016 Horwitz Prize winners studied how molecules can regulate the structure, behavior, and activity of DNA without modifying its genetic code.
Expanded prenatal genetic testing may increase the detection of carriers for a variety of potentially serious conditions.