New publications, experiments and breakthroughs in biotechnology--and what they mean.
A fully implantable hearing aid is showing promise.
Four decades ago, Norman E. Borlaug developed a wheat variety that fed the world. Now he's battling a pathogen whose spread could cause starvation.
Researchers are beginning to crack the code that gives humans our way with words.
Will it help make people healthier?
Embryonic stem cells without embryos.
What synthetic biology most needs is a better way to synthesize DNA.