Systems biologists have finished a comprehensive computer model of metabolism, providing an invaluable tool for drug discovery and disease research.
A new program at MIT is developing the next generation of technologies to uncover the hidden secrets of our brain.
A new blood test uses scraps of fetal DNA to piece together a prenatal diagnosis.
Patients use nerves left intact after amputations to control prosthetic limbs.
Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have found that RNA may be a potential tool in activating dormant genes.
Tiny electronics-based detectors could provide simple tests for cancer or bioterror agents.
The emerging field of nutrigenomics is starting to yield some DNA-based diet tips, says nutrition scientist Jose Ordovas.
A microfluidic chip rapidly identifies pathogens by scanning their genomes.
An ultrasmall grabbing gadget might someday become a new tool in microsurgery.
Tests show that measuring electrical resistance could lead to a cheap and easy way to detect the disease early.