RNA-based therapies could treat everything from cancer to AIDS. New research could be removing the biggest barrier to their practical application: getting the drugs into the body.
In New Media and Old, groups are using parody to try to mobilize young voters to participate more actively in the 2004 elections.
Electronic and biological tracking technologies could safeguard the nation's food, but the meat industry may be too mired in antiquated practices to buy in.
Good news for diabetics: a device that lets them continuously monitor their blood sugar without a painful finger-stick test or an implant.
No more stars and halos: A new way of making corrective lenses accounts for a person's unique vision flaws.
A sensor chip now under development would glow in the presence of anthrax, making possible a handheld device for detecting the deadly biological agent.
Hydra BioSciences' drugs could rejuvenate damaged hearts by helping cardiac muscle regrow.
Merging multiple biometric techniques creates identification systems that are virtually spoof-proof.
Can silicon microchips mimic living organisms? Some researchers believe they can provide a fast, cheap way to screen thousands of drugs for toxic side effects.