A detailed neuron-wiring diagram of the fruit fly's optic lobe helps explain how neurons work together to compute data.
Scientists turn embryonic stem cells into photoreceptors that can integrate into a live retina.
With embryonic stem cells in clinical trials in the U.S. and the U.K., France looks to keep up.
Increasing the rate at which we develop new drugs is a good way to tackle multidrug resistance. But there is another strategy that is inherently better, say researchers
Intelligent dust particles embedded in the brain could form an entirely new form of brain-machine interface, say engineers
DNA analysis continues its baby boom.
Patients with blindness caused by retinitis pigmentosa can now get a light-detecting microchip implanted in one of their retinas.
Genetic material suitable for sequencing could persist for as many as one million years, predict scientists.
A biomarker could cut the trial-and-error of finding a patient's best therapy.
A common framework for analyzing and sharing genomic information could speed medical progress.