In a technique that could overcome a major hurdle to gene therapy, small electric jolts push therapeutic genes into the cells that need help.
Moe Zimmerberg '79's curriculum-free school attracts students who want to take charge of their education.
New hip-replacement technology allows smaller incisions, reducing pain and speeding recovery.
The latest biotech "-omics," metabolomics, could lead to earlier detection of a wide array of diseases.
Super-sized strands of the double helix molecule could act as a diagnostics marker-and may eventually open the way to tailor-made genetic systems.
We've wired our classrooms. Now what? Media Literacy education is needed, kindergarten through college. The question is what kind.
SightSpeed's technology enables delay-free video Web conferences.
Sociologist Troy Duster on the role of race in medicine.
From the editor in chief
A new method for detecting deadly pathogens within seconds could become a front-line defense against bioterrorism.