Recent successful tests of neural prosthetics bring the devices closer to widespread use.
A new recipe for artificial blood vessels may help solve a tough clogging problem.
A genetic "roadmap" will help to find treatments for diseases, by looking at the signatures that drugs leave behind.
A tiny sensor that tracks calcium levels may one day provide clearer pictures of the brain at work.
New techniques that can draw DNA through nanopores might lead to faster and cheaper sequencing.
A biodegradable liquid developed at MIT and the University of Hong Kong offers a new way to quickly treat wounds and promote healing.
Genetically engineered pigs could provide a safe and reliable source of donor organs.
Hydrogen sulfide gas could give surgeons a little extra time to perform rare heart surgeries.
The $10-million prize could spur the advent of cheaper, faster DNA sequencing and personalized medicine.
Researchers are developing smart "nanocarriers" for drug delivery and diagnostics.