New publications, experiments and breakthroughs in biomedicine--and what they mean.
Physicians can now use DNA sequencing to uncover the causes of rare genetic disorders.
We should treat high-risk populations before they have been exposed.
Drugs can control HIV, but they exact a steep cost. Now, researchers are pursuing radical new ways to eliminate the infection entirely.
A food critic explores the synthesis of the scents in modern fragrances.
California-based Amyris has used breakthroughs in synthetic biology to reinvent biofuels. To turn its technology into an industrial process, it has headed to the land of sugar: Brazil.
Tracking and understanding the complex connections within the brain may finally reveal the neural secret of cognitive ability.