U.S. policy is nearing a tipping point, as controversial research on embryonic stem cells gains allies on both the scientific and political fronts.
Scientists and businesspeople may inhabit different cultures, but they're looking for the same thing: patterns.
An audacious collaboration of top inventors aims to create a "nanolab"--a chip that can sense impending disease by detecting proteins in a single blood cell.
A material that expands when voltage is applied could silence an automobile's brakes.
A new kind of computer pointing device that spares the wrists could avert carpal tunnel syndrome
In a development that bodes well for sufferers of osteoporosis, a new artificial bone material appears to be just as strong as the real thing.