Brain scans, blood samples, and other diagnostic tests could one day direct doctors to the best treatments for depression patients and uncover the biological basis of the condition.
Technologies that can pull tumor cells from patients’ blood are giving researchers an unprecedented look at cancer.
A layer-by-layer fabrication tool lets researchers quickly form complicated biological tissue in three-dimensional space.
Carrier screening can prevent disease in families, but some doubt that it can change population-level incidence of disease.
Monsanto and others look to RNA interference to fight widespread bee-killing mites.
A mixture of three cell types self-assembles into a liver bud that can be seen with the naked eye.
Scientists have imaged the anatomy of an entire human brain at unprecedented resolution.
A thin probe of carbon nanotubes can measure small electrical changes inside a neuron.
Techniques that can soften or erase memories raise many ethical questions.
Aetna sees cost savings in helping people track their health and fitness.