Mapping how our neural circuits change under the influence of anesthesia could shed light on one of neuroscience's most perplexing riddles: consciousness.
Mice lacking a specific piece of DNA show symptoms like those in humans
Scientists and the journals that publish them have a difficult time admitting to mistakes. That does real harm to both their disciplines and the public.
A novel material could eliminate the need for sutures.
What can heart cells generated from my blood tell me about my risk for disease—and about what drugs I should take if I get sick?
Scientists use light to direct gene expression in mice.
Sharing information about your health can advance medical science and improve society.
New wireless devices and smart phones apps let you track every facet of your physical and mental health.
After years of controversy, a therapy based on human embryonic stem cells is finally being tested in humans. The treatment holds out hope to paralyzed people, but at how great a risk?
Do you know how much REM sleep you got last night? New types of devices that monitor activity, sleep, diet, and even mood could make us healthier and more productive.