By studying the interactions between our bodies and our microbes, a startup hopes to find new ways of treating disease.
Nektar Therapeutics is developing a painkiller that may enter the brain too slowly to be abused.
Researchers have grown brain tissue with distinct regions that mimic different functional structures of the developing brain.
A real-time MRI system can help surgeons perform faster and safer brain operations.
A nerve-stimulating electrical implant could give people a drug-free alternative to current treatments.
Even without gene patents, companies are monopolizing genetic data.
A tiny, unobtrusive brain monitor could help track daily seizures.
A startup called Genome Liberty is developing a consumer genetics test to gauge an individual’s ability to metabolize prescription drugs.
Princeton researchers, using a 3-D printer, have built a bionic ear with integrated electronics.
Human tests of an electrode implanted deep into the brain could one day lead to smart, self-regulating implants.