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?
Unusual combinations of existing drugs could improve treatments for a variety of diseases.
University of Iowa researchers believe they have found a genetic pattern among smokers.
New techniques to boost survival of adult stem cells could improve surgeries for severe fractures.
Scientists are using gene chips to monitor the effects of global warming on marine life. It's time to get worried.
Researchers are developing a cheap sensor array that distinguishes the breath of patients with lung cancer.
Skin that helps burn victims fight off infection.
A new class of imaging particles seeks out cancers' blood vessels.