As Olympic timing gets atomically precise, the U.S.'s top timekeeper asks, what's in a millisecond?'
Tissue models of human skin offer an alternative to animal testing.
The one-size-fits-all approach to medicine is heading for the dust bin.
According to the new director of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, biology will soon bring us materials like nothing we've seen.
UC Berkeley physicist's musings on why a U.S. attack on Iraq is inevitable.
Harvard's new genomics research center brings together a rather unconventional biology team.
Biotech: Tiny tags to decode disease.
From a backyard battle with squirrels came the idea for the gene gun-the tool that creates biotech crops by shooting helpful genes into plant cells.
Patent systems are challenged when proprietary rights clash with doctors' sharing of health-care know-how.