The sight-restoring implant made by Second Sight is the most advanced prosthetic to date.
Sequencing a complete human genome may soon cost less than an iPhone. Will BGI-Shenzhen decode yours?
Hybrid materials made of cardiac cells and carbon nanotubes might patch damaged hearts and provide muscle for robots made of living tissues.
The team screened 10,000 compounds before finding one that did the job.
Faster, more sensitive scans and better image processing may reduce the risk of x-ray-related cancers.
The insect's mate-seeking behavior could help researchers program self-driving robots to track airborne chemicals.
One day you'll be handed an electronic copy of your sequenced genome on a flash drive, maybe a phone app. You'll need to know how to keep it safe.
Scientists record the neuronal activity of a fish brain as the animal watches its prey.
The advance could help researchers better understand the role of proteins in disease.
Companies count DNA sequences in the blood of high-risk moms to test for Down syndrome and other large-scale disruptions, but they could do more.