A biodegradable liquid developed at MIT and the University of Hong Kong offers a new way to quickly treat wounds and promote healing.
Genetically engineered pigs could provide a safe and reliable source of donor organs.
Hydrogen sulfide gas could give surgeons a little extra time to perform rare heart surgeries.
The $10-million prize could spur the advent of cheaper, faster DNA sequencing and personalized medicine.
Researchers are developing smart "nanocarriers" for drug delivery and diagnostics.
Preliminary evidence from one of the largest studies of calorie-restricted diet in primates shows health benefits.
Phil Sharp talks with Technology Review about RNA interference-based therapies on the horizon.
This new "atlas" reveals the expression pattern in the brain of every gene in the mouse genome.
Michael Egholm of 454 Life Sciences talks about his company's ambitious project to sequence the Neandertal genome.
Tiny carbon fibers are helping stem cells to grow in stroke-damaged brains.