Scientists worry that federal budget cuts will kill promising disease research.
New genetic tests can help doctors select the best medication for each patient.
Scientists are using a new brain imaging technology to understand how chronic drinking damages wiring in the brain.
Part 2 of our magazine story on advanced MRI, which is being used to detect unusual levels of signaling molecules in the brains of bipolar patients.
Richard Denison of Environmental Defense says strict new nanotech laws may not be feasible -- but we'd better find a safe way to handle nanotechnology.
Part 1 of our magazine feature on brain imaging techniques that could lead to improved diagnosis of psychiatric ailments.
Part 3 of our magazine story on advanced MRI looks at efforts by Columbia University researchers to map brain abnormalities in preterm newborns.
What would happen if genetic and medical records were freely available to anyone who wanted them?
To grow viable organs in the lab, biologists are going beyond the genetics of development to study the physics and mechanics of cells in the early embryo.
Scientists are learning how to control the two unique properties of stem cells.