Altria, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, recently invested almost $13 billion in e-cigarette company Juul. Some experts say in its early days Juul mirrored the tobacco industry’s promotional playbook in an effort to hook young people. Photo: Natalia Osipova/The Wall Street Journal
Tech giants like Amazon and Apple are expanding their businesses to include electronic health records -- which contain data on diagnoses, prescriptions and other medical information. That’s creating both opportunities and spurring privacy concerns. Here’s what to know. Photo Composite: Heather Seidel/ The Wall Street Journal
Lab-grown meat is becoming a reality, and raising new questions for religious leaders. WSJ’s Jason Bellini met with a Rabbi in Israel to discuss how meat grown from animal cells in a petri dish will fit into the kosher tradition.
The race is on to create lab-grown meat products. Still, little is known about their safety and potential impact. In this episode of Moving Upstream, WSJ’s Jason Bellini visits entrepreneurs, scientists, and ranchers to understand how it’s made, and gets a first taste of steak grown from cultured cells.
The price of insulin has skyrocketed over the last few decades, making it increasingly difficult for diabetics to afford. WSJ’s Jason Bellini takes a look at some of the unconventional steps Americans are taking to access the lifesaving drug.
He Jiankui, the Chinese doctor who claims to have engineered the birth of the first two genetically tailored humans, said that another woman has been implanted with a genetically modified embryo. The doctor faced criticism from his peers at a gene-editing conference in Hong Kong. Photo: EPA
Afghanistan has held a long-delayed parliamentary election. WSJ Kabul Bureau Chief Craig Nelson explains why this is a crucial moment for the U.S.-backed efforts to get peace talks under way in the war-weary country. Photo: AP
Gene-edited beef could be coming to dinner plates around the globe. In this episode of Moving Upstream, WSJ's Jason Bellini travels to Brazil to meet the world's first cow that’s been engineered for warmer climates. Photo: Brian Wengrofsky
Hershey Chief Executive Michele Buck said food companies have to be careful about tinkering with beloved brands to make them healthier. She is joined by Wall Street Journal reporter Annie Gasparro. Photo: Gabe Palacio for The Wall Street Journal