Rust nanoparticles could help treat arsenic-contaminated drinking wells.
Tracking rapid genetic changes will help researchers engineer ethanol- and antibiotic-producing microbes.
Transplanting stem cells into retinas replaces light-sensitive photoreceptors that have been lost to eye disease.
Bioartificial kidneys seem to work, but can we make enough for everyone who needs one?
German researchers have found that by using the right timing and electrical stimulation, they can improve a person's ability to remember facts.
Banana-scented bacteria, engineered to order, are just one offering at this weekend's International Genetically Engineered Machine competition.
A compound found in red wine keeps obese mice healthy and extends their life span.
Its history is marred by failures, false hopes, and even death, but for a number of the most horrendous human diseases, gene therapy still holds the promise of a cure. Now, for the first time, there is reason to believe that it is actually working.
Doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital are using whole-body MRI to illuminate a tricky disease.
New publications, experiments, and breakthroughs in biotechnology--and what they mean.