Designing new genomes could speed the creation of vaccines and biofuel-producing bacteria
A more precise way to read DNA will change how we treat disease
Deciphering the genetics behind the disease
Fighting cancer more efficiently.
Dissolvable devices make better medical implants.
George Whitesides has created a cheap, easy-to-use diagnostic test out of paper.
Han Cao's nanofluidic chip could cut DNA sequencing costs dramatically.
Michel Maharbiz's novel interfaces between machines and living systems could give rise to a new generation of cyborg devices.
Jeff Lichtman hopes to elucidate brain development and disease with new technologies that illuminate the web of neural circuits.
John Kitching's tiny magnetic-field sensors will take MRI where it's never gone before.