Researchers have created mice that are 500 times more sensitive than usual to TNT. They could provide a cheap, fast way to find buried explosives.
When he learned in 1995 that he had Alzheimer’s disease, William Utermohlen, an American artist living in London, immediately began work on an ambitious series of self-portraits.
More in Biomedicine
A drug that helps people after organ transplants has extended the lives of fruit flies, worms, and mice. The next step is to see what it will do for our pets.
After doctors bridge his spinal injury with electronics, a paralyzed man can control his arm with his thoughts.
We’re still not taking mental disorders as seriously as we should.
An extra-muscular beagle has been created through genome engineering. Are we on our way to customizing the DNA of our pets?
What the nervous system of the roundworm, frozen embryos, and extreme hypothermia tell us about preserving the mind.
New sensors made from plastic and carbon nanotubes could provide an artificial skin that would endow prosthetic hands with a sense of touch.
An American biotech CEO claims she is the first to undergo gene therapy to reverse aging. Judge for yourself.
For the first time, scientists can take skin cells from people of various ages and transform them into brain cells reflecting the ages of their donors.
Powerful and possibly unregulated, gene editing starts new boom in GMOs.
Neurosurgeons hope to treat some of the most intractable mental disorders by putting advanced arrays of electrodes into patients’ brains.