Focused ultrasound waves can make a tiny, temporary hole in the barrier surrounding the brain.
Arrays of MRI detectors could help doctors pinpoint the tiny structural flaws behind epilepsy and other disorders.
This nanoparticle film could guide surgeons’ tools and help robots grip.
Electrically stimulating the cerebral cortex could help stroke recovery.
A new approach would stop ventricular fibrillation before it started.
Independent scientists and technologists review biogerontologist Aubrey de Grey's anti-aging proposals.
Those on calorie-restricted diets are less prone to heart disease and diabetes, says Washington U. researcher John Holloszy.
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.