Electrically stimulating the vestibular nerve can influence human movement -- and may create better virtual-reality devices and prosthetics.
A study shows that the effects of cell-phone radiation may depend on your genes.
A California biotech company expects to begin trials of a treatment for spinal cord injuries next year.
Studying how gene expression differs in identical twins could shed light on how genes and environment interact.
Protein profiles are uncovering weak spots in cancer's armor.
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.