A wireless transmitter could give paralyzed people a practical way to control TVs, computers, or wheelchairs with their thoughts.
Swiss researchers allow rats to walk again with a rubbery electronic implant.
A new microfluidic device lets scientists identify a powerful drug from nature.
From genetically modified foods to gene therapy, 2014 was a big year for rewriting biology.
A new way to get materials into cells might clear the way for powerful treatments for diseases like cancer and HIV.
For years scientists searched fruitlessly for the causes of autism by looking for genes shared by families prone to the disorder. Now researchers taking a new approach have begun to unlock its secrets.
Scientists are starting to open their DNA databases online, creating a network that could pave the way for gene analysis at a new scale.
Professional athletes are getting injections of stem cells to speed up recovery from injury. Critics call it a high-tech placebo.