Scientists are synthetically engineering E. coli that can target and kill cancer cells.
A powerful but cheap nanotech tool available this year could test for everything from genetic diseases to heart-attack signs.
Nobel Prize winner David Baltimore explains why building smallpox from scratch is a key safety concern in synthetic biology.
A systems biology map of cells’ responses to DNA damage could provide valuable clues to discovering new cancer drugs.
An advance in triggering individual retinal cells could one day lead to implanted artificial retinas for treating blindness.
Neurotechnology expert Zack Lynch explains the new field and tells us what the future holds for treating brain disorders.
Carbon nanotubes can send electrical signals to neurons and are being developed for retinal implants.
Research with rats points the way to delivering gene therapies for diabetes using tiny bubbles and ultrasound.
According to brain-imaging studies, the anticipation of pain can be just as agonizing as the experience of it.
A protein has shown the ability to regenerate optical nerves in rat experiments.