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.
Preliminary evidence from one of the largest studies of calorie-restricted diet in primates shows health benefits.
Phil Sharp talks with Technology Review about RNA interference-based therapies on the horizon.
The study of "nanotoxicity" might seem more compelling if there was an actual nano-victim out there.
This new "atlas" reveals the expression pattern in the brain of every gene in the mouse genome.
Michael Egholm of 454 Life Sciences talks about his company's ambitious project to sequence the Neandertal genome.
Tiny carbon fibers are helping stem cells to grow in stroke-damaged brains.
A new concept for an artificial heart could solve some problems with older models--and test the idea that we don't need a pulse.
New diagnostic tests can predict which patients are most likely to benefit from chemotherapy.