How does the brain speak to itself?
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.
Academics and pharmaceutical companies alike are looking to electrical implants as an alternative to drugs for treating disease.