A synthetically engineered strain of E. coli, stripped of non-essential parts, could boost the bug's industrial power.
As it tests a new way of making vaccines, TechnoVax is targeting the deadly 1918 flu virus.
Cellular reprogramming could make moot the ethical debate surrounding stem cells.
Preliminary studies suggest that some types of nanoparticles might pose a health hazard. That’s bad news for nanotechnology.
In the wake of scientific fraud in South Korea, researchers are renewing their race to clone stem cells.
Nanowires could make brain-machine interfaces safer and cochlear implants more effective.
Advanced imaging methods may reveal how this ancient healing technique affects the brain.
A gene therapy pioneer explains how new delivery mechanisms could help revive the once-promising technology.
A study of the brain genetics of alcoholism in mice is unraveling the secrets of this disease in humans.
Experiments with rats suggest that a urine test could accurately predict how an individual will react to medications.