A team of researchers has bioengineered a synthetic scaffold that effectively regenerates tissue in torn knee ligaments.
So far, clinical studies have produced mixed results, but a new set of trials aim to sort out the best approaches to therapy.
A sensitive chemical detector will look for signs of life on Mars and perform reconnaissance for future manned missions.
Researchers show that benign, genetically engineered mosquitoes can outcompete disease-causing ones, suggesting a possible way to control the disease.
Craig Venter sails his yacht around the world and returns with the genetic code for 6 million never-before-seen proteins.
Norman Dovichi believes that detecting minute differences between individual cells could improve medical tests and treatments.
John Guttag says using computers to automate some diagnostics could make medicine more personal.
Tiny fibers will save lives by stopping bleeding and aiding recovery from brain injury, says Rutledge Ellis-Behnke.
Karl Deisseroth’s genetically engineered “light switch,” which lets scientists turn selected parts of the brain on and off, may help improve treatments for depression and other disorders.
Can microfluidics turn out cheap and powerful alternatives to microarrays?