A new optogenetic protein gives neuroscientists more control over brain circuits.
The electrodes in a cochlear implant can be used to direct gene therapy and regrow neurons.
Researchers will examine the brains of living fetuses to study the origins of mental disorders like autism.
The ability to create primates with intentional mutations could provide powerful new ways to study complex and genetically baffling brain disorders.
A new map, a decade in the works, shows structures of the brain in far greater detail than ever before, providing neuroscientists with a guide to its immense complexity.
Advanced Cell Technology is testing a stem-cell treatment for blindness that could preserve vision and potentially reverse vision loss.
A Brazilian neuroscientist says brain-controlled robotics will let the paralyzed walk again.
An old idea for treating cancer is yielding impressive results on cancer patients—and lots of attention from drug companies.
A flexible electronic skin patch has strain gauges to measure tremors, and heating elements to release drugs held inside nanoparticles.
Biotech turns to DNA editing technology to engineer easier-to-digest plants for farm animals.