Richard Denison of Environmental Defense says strict new nanotech laws may not be feasible -- but we'd better find a safe way to handle nanotechnology.
Part 1 of our magazine feature on brain imaging techniques that could lead to improved diagnosis of psychiatric ailments.
Part 3 of our magazine story on advanced MRI looks at efforts by Columbia University researchers to map brain abnormalities in preterm newborns.
What would happen if genetic and medical records were freely available to anyone who wanted them?
To grow viable organs in the lab, biologists are going beyond the genetics of development to study the physics and mechanics of cells in the early embryo.
Scientists are learning how to control the two unique properties of stem cells.
A new nonpartisan report says existing regulations won't protect consumers and calls for nanotechnology legislation.
U.S. stem cell researchers try to recover in the wake of South Korea's shocking fraud.
A new drug heading for approval dramatically improves sight in macular degeneration patients.
Doctors will soon have an arsenal of new genetic tests to help select the appropriate treatments or drugs for patients. Will they know how to use them?