New genetic tools can do tremendous good—if we use them carefully.
A new mathematical model of the way the disease spreads in West Africa predicts that the Ebola epidemic should be over by the middle of the spring.
Neuroscientists have recorded the neural activity in the entire brains of freely moving nematode worms for the first time.
A $1 billion deal for tests that can steer patients to the right drug.
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.