Ongoing and planned human tests take a promising approach to fighting cancer by boosting the immune system.
Researchers have made novel coatings from molecularly thin layers that could improve the safety of medical implants and lead to artificial tissues.
New sequencing technologies that can detect rare mutations in tumors might allow personalized treatments for cancer.
The technology, called RNAi, can pinpoint the genetic origins of behavior in the brain.
The rodents regained mobility after receiving a combination of drugs and stem cells that rewired their nervous systems.
Preliminary studies suggest that transcranial magnetic stimulation might help alleviate this common ailment.
Insights into the disease's protein culprit could lead to human therapies.
Technologies for regenerating damaged cells could one day help aging iPod addicts -- who are at higher risk of hearing loss.
Scientists have engineered tissue from muscle cells that can transmit electrical signals through the heart.
A device that can reveal if compounds are toxic to living cells could be a fast and accurate way to detect liver toxicity.