Kristen French

A new romance appeared to improve her mother’s condition. Then the affair ended.

The reference genome is bracing for its next leap forward. Geneticist Ting Wang wants the process to embrace both science and social equity.

More and more, international research partnerships are hamstrung by politics. Sir Peter Gluckman from the International Science Council explains why they must persevere.

Some people who lose loved ones to COVID-19 will face an inconsolable grief—a second epidemic the nation is poorly prepared to handle.

New speech analysis technologies can help diagnose mental illness. But they also raise troubling questions.

Design choices pervade the health care system, and pediatrician Joyce Lee wants to make them smarter.

Genetic tests and genome sequencing are generating terabytes of sensitive private data. How can they be kept safe?

A new technology quickly spreads genetic mutations in the wild. Who will keep it from getting out of hand?

The genomics revolution has hit the courtroom, with the first case that relies on next-generation sequencing of DNA.

Hundreds of alarms compete for a clinician’s attention. Can less noise mean better care?