New publications, experiments and breakthroughs in biomedicine--and what they mean.
Thanks to a new surgical procedure, arm amputees can intuitively control a bionic limb for the first time.
Memory-boosting drugs should not be made available to the general public.
Drugs that alter traumatic recollections offer new hope for treating anxiety disorders. They could also change the way we think about memory.
A small chunk of DNA linked to schizophrenia, mental retardation, and autism may change the way we think about disease.
Medical tests for poor countries need to be properly field-tested.
The new field known as archeogenetics is illuminating prehistory.