From engineered viruses, novel materials.
A crisis in Nigeria highlights the tangled politics of vaccination.
James Heath has a better way to fight cancer: tiny silicon wires that could sniff out early signs of the disease.
Machines using genetic algorithms are better than humans at designing other machines.
Aubrey de Grey thinks he knows how to defeat aging. He’s brilliant, but is he nuts?
Anil Jain at Michigan State University seeks to improve security by integrating various types of biometrics.
The island nation may have found a way to calm both sides in the debate over genetically modified organisms.
Students and faculty at Johns Hopkins University have devised an ingenious -- and very lifelike -- simulation that helps doctors deal with birthing room emergencies.
Why getting more gadgets won't necessarily increase our well-being.
Maurice Wilkins's early fascination with DNA was essential to the discovery of the double helix.