New drugs that target the brain's nicotine receptors, without the addictiveness of cigarettes, might help memory impairment in Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia.
The Pentagon is committing $51 million to creating a tool for acoustic cauterization.
Scientists plan to use the biofermentation of genetically engineered microorganisms to produce large batches of fruit fragrances.
A study of long-lived families will help isolate the genetic mysteries that allow some people to live disease-free into their nineties and beyond.
A design with holes in it could replace polymer-coated stents, which have been linked to heart attacks.
A report released today calls for a systematic approach to risk research in nanotechnologies.
New brain-imaging techniques could teach people to strengthen the parts of the brain that control attention.
A neural implant allows paralyzed patients to control computers and robotic arms -- and, maybe one day, their own limbs.
Drug-resistant communities of bacteria pose a challenge for treatment.
Hamsters and mathematical modeling provide new insight into our daily cycles.