RNA-based therapies could treat everything from cancer to AIDS. New research could be removing the biggest barrier to their practical application: getting the drugs into the body.
In New Media and Old, groups are using parody to try to mobilize young voters to participate more actively in the 2004 elections.
U.S. policy is nearing a tipping point, as controversial research on embryonic stem cells gains allies on both the scientific and political fronts.
Scientists and businesspeople may inhabit different cultures, but they're looking for the same thing: patterns.
An audacious collaboration of top inventors aims to create a "nanolab"--a chip that can sense impending disease by detecting proteins in a single blood cell.
"Nanoshells" and other tools of the ultrasmall realm could improve diagnosis and treatment of tumors.
Stroke victims recover more fully with the guidance of ever-smarter robots.
Q&A: Biologist Aubrey de Grey is convinced that mice-and people-should be able to live for a very long time.
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Roseanna Means '76, SM '77, devotes the majority of her workdays to providing medical care for homeless women.