New publications, experiments and breakthroughs in biomedicine--and what they mean.
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.
Why does it take so long to commercialize new technologies?
Tracking and understanding the complex connections within the brain may finally reveal the neural secret of cognitive ability.
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A look at the potential role of genes and IQ in Education.