A proposed project to sequence the microorganisms that inhabit our bodies could have a huge impact on human health.
A compound that helps memory recall in brain-damaged mice could pave the way for new drugs to treat dementia.
In work that has implications for those with severe burns, researchers have demonstrated in mice a new way to encourage skin regeneration.
Scientists are searching for clues into why some Parkinson's drugs trigger compulsive behavior.
Studies suggest that deep brain stimulation could effectively treat depression.
A bionic implant that bypasses the eye might eventually treat many forms of blindness.
Advanced brain-imaging techniques have begun to point to specific brain patterns common among sociopaths.
A device that detects electrical signals could be used for chemical monitoring.
New genetic analysis suggests that chimpanzees have adapted to their environment more rapidly than humans have.
A biolubricant found in our joints could yield new ways to treat, and even prevent, arthritis.