Researchers are developing smart "nanocarriers" for drug delivery and diagnostics.
Preliminary evidence from one of the largest studies of calorie-restricted diet in primates shows health benefits.
Phil Sharp talks with Technology Review about RNA interference-based therapies on the horizon.
This new "atlas" reveals the expression pattern in the brain of every gene in the mouse genome.
Michael Egholm of 454 Life Sciences talks about his company's ambitious project to sequence the Neandertal genome.
Tiny carbon fibers are helping stem cells to grow in stroke-damaged brains.
A new concept for an artificial heart could solve some problems with older models--and test the idea that we don't need a pulse.
New diagnostic tests can predict which patients are most likely to benefit from chemotherapy.
Applying cutting-edge genomics techniques to cattle might produce more milk and tastier beef.
A new device uses inexpensive, low-power magnets and lasers to create images for materials and biomedical applications.