Scientists want to adopt a set of declarations to improve the security of research that uses DNA synthesis. A proponent discusses the whys and wherefores of this effort.
New imaging techniques give tantalizing clues to why some people are able to recover consciousness following severe brain injuries.
Subra Suresh is borrowing tools from physics to understand nanoscale changes in diseased cells.
MRI can help to diagnose coronary artery disease -- clearly, accurately, and without surgery.
Ongoing and planned human tests take a promising approach to fighting cancer by boosting the immune system.
Researchers have made novel coatings from molecularly thin layers that could improve the safety of medical implants and lead to artificial tissues.
New sequencing technologies that can detect rare mutations in tumors might allow personalized treatments for cancer.
The technology, called RNAi, can pinpoint the genetic origins of behavior in the brain.
The rodents regained mobility after receiving a combination of drugs and stem cells that rewired their nervous systems.
Preliminary studies suggest that transcranial magnetic stimulation might help alleviate this common ailment.