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.
A new nonpartisan report says existing regulations won't protect consumers and calls for nanotechnology legislation.
U.S. stem cell researchers try to recover in the wake of South Korea's shocking fraud.
A new drug heading for approval dramatically improves sight in macular degeneration patients.
Doctors will soon have an arsenal of new genetic tests to help select the appropriate treatments or drugs for patients. Will they know how to use them?
Imaging neurons in the living brains of mice shows that these cells can grow in surprising ways -- perhaps suggesting new ways to treat spinal cord injuries and other neurological problems.
New pyramidal structures made out of DNA could be the basis of complex molecular devices.
Stem cell quandaries, a map of human genetic variability, a lengthy debate on lifespan extension -- this year in biotech was one to remember.