How a consumer genetics company amassed a database of willing research participants.
We need to come to grips with what autism really is.
Swiss scientists achieve a remarkable mashup of optogenetics, synthetic biology, and brain control.
Epidemiologist want to forecast disease like meteorologists forecast rain. And the way people browse Wikipedia could be the key, they say.
Three scientists who made headway in cracking the brain’s code win Nobel Prize for discovering animal’s “inner GPS.”
Some of your co-workers are much more likely to spread disease than others. Now a new study of office networks reveals how to spot them.
The first study of contact patterns between high school students suggests new ways to halt the spread of disease.
A promising technique for synthetic biology is fraught with risks.
Take a short, single strand of DNA, zap it with terahertz waves and watch how it vibrates. Voila, a machine that can detect DNA sequences.