Michael Egholm of 454 Life Sciences talks about his company's ambitious project to sequence the Neandertal genome.
Tiny carbon fibers are helping stem cells to grow in stroke-damaged brains.
A new concept for an artificial heart could solve some problems with older models--and test the idea that we don't need a pulse.
New diagnostic tests can predict which patients are most likely to benefit from chemotherapy.
Applying cutting-edge genomics techniques to cattle might produce more milk and tastier beef.
A new device uses inexpensive, low-power magnets and lasers to create images for materials and biomedical applications.
Will nano-engineered implants set kidney patients free?
Improved imaging methods could help identify those most at risk for developing memory disorders.
An ingested wireless capsule that can help clinicians diagnose digestive disorders is ready for patients.
New techniques to capture single thought processes open up new possibilities for neuro-imaging.