What will it mean to us once scientists are eventually able to recreate life from scratch?
Peter Evans investigates a new, yet controversial field of synthetic biology.
Scientist and broadcaster Prof Trevor Cox explores a new wave of biomimicry.
Prof Jonathan Ball concludes his survey of the new disruptive biotechnologies.
Prof Jonathan Ball meets the people trying DNA and Gene therapy on themselves.
Erica McAlister explores how insect technology can solve human design problems.
Jonathan Ball finds out just how easy it has become to sequence a genome and edit it.
Will biotechnology transform how we understand and control life itself?
Prof Jonathan Ball looks at unnervingly-cheap ways to gene edit human embryos.
Prof Jonathan Ball explores new genetic technologies and how they might change society.
Richard Hollingham investigates the questions raised by synthetic biology.
Sue Broom cracks the code of the cryptic names that are given to genes by scientists.
Professor Paul Howard-Jones uncovers what happens in our heads when we are creating.