Neuroscientists at MIT’s Picower Institute have demonstrated that optogenetics can be used to place false memories in the brains of lab rodents.
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How a California father made an end run around medicine to decode his son’s DNA.
Training immune cells with genes harvested from a patient’s own tumor could make an already promising new cancer treatment even better.
Apple is betting that self-tracking will become more common, and more clinically important.
A technique for using MRI to detect molecules released during brain injury could lead to quicker emergency diagnoses.
Low-power lasers could be a simple, cheap way to coax tissues to repair themselves.
A $70 million program will try to develop brain implants able to regulate emotions in the mentally ill.
A synthetic drug that controls blood sugar in obese mice demonstrates the potential of a DNA-dependent method for developing new chemical compounds.
New technologies give vaccine developers a boost in early development, but large-scale testing and production are bogged down by high costs and lengthy trials.