Oil-eating bacteria offer new hope for bioremediation.
New drugs that target the brain's nicotine receptors, without the addictiveness of cigarettes, might help memory impairment in Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia.
The Pentagon is committing $51 million to creating a tool for acoustic cauterization.
Scientists plan to use the biofermentation of genetically engineered microorganisms to produce large batches of fruit fragrances.
A study of long-lived families will help isolate the genetic mysteries that allow some people to live disease-free into their nineties and beyond.
A design with holes in it could replace polymer-coated stents, which have been linked to heart attacks.
New brain-imaging techniques could teach people to strengthen the parts of the brain that control attention.
A neural implant allows paralyzed patients to control computers and robotic arms -- and, maybe one day, their own limbs.
Drug-resistant communities of bacteria pose a challenge for treatment.
Hamsters and mathematical modeling provide new insight into our daily cycles.