Genes account for less than 2% of the human genome—and much of what determines health and disease may lie elsewhere.
Why geneticists hate the term "dark matter."
From MRI to Bronze Sculpture
A husband and wife team uses MRI scans to create 3-D sculptures of tumors.
Making Up Disaster
All the terrifying world’s a stage, and artists borrow tools of the theater to give models in drills remarkably lifelike wounds and burns.
Matej Peljhan: Le Petit Prince
In this photo series, the imagination is the only limit for Luka, a young boy with spinal muscular atrophy.
Boston Marathon: Just Doing Their Jobs
When two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon, a painstakingly rehearsed emergency response plan sprang into action.
Heather Dewey-Hagborg: Stranger Visions
By collecting DNA from public places, the artist can create 3-D portraits. Here’s a slideshow of her work.