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.
Can an experimental technique using transplanted fetal cells help paralyzed patients? Probably not. But a doctor in China is forging ahead anyway.
For Japan's Mitsuo Kawato, robotics explains how the human brain works.
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Dr. Hongyun's operation has polarized those who hope to use stem and fetal cells to cure paralysis. See how this controversial surgery works.
SynCardia Systems of Tucson, AZ, has built a bridge for patients awaiting transplants.