Techniques that can soften or erase memories raise many ethical questions.
Aetna sees cost savings in helping people track their health and fitness.
A scientist who has anguished over terrors in her family’s history explores how people might erase the trauma from memories.
Researchers are designing a “dialysis-like” machine that could identify and remove pathogens responsible for an often lethal blood infection.
The decision should reduce uncertainty in the field of molecular diagnostics.
From millions of random mutations, scientists identify a virus that could make gene therapy for inherited retinal diseases safer and more effective.
Soft contact lenses could display information to the wearer and provide continuous medical monitoring.
Mind-control optogenetics experiments in mice give new clarity to the neural circuitry that underlines repetitive behaviors.
Engineers seek a cheaper biodegradable polymer.
A Boston startup wants to bring smart analytics to critical care in order to help doctors spot and treat at-risk patients.