A report released today calls for a systematic approach to risk research in nanotechnologies.
New brain-imaging techniques could teach people to strengthen the parts of the brain that control attention.
A neural implant allows paralyzed patients to control computers and robotic arms -- and, maybe one day, their own limbs.
Drug-resistant communities of bacteria pose a challenge for treatment.
Hamsters and mathematical modeling provide new insight into our daily cycles.
Drugs that trigger the birth of neurons could provide the next generation of treatments for neurodegenerative disease, as well as depression.
A wearable detection device could help millions of people who suffer from epilepsy.
Scientists want to adopt a set of declarations to improve the security of research that uses DNA synthesis. A proponent discusses the whys and wherefores of this effort.
New imaging techniques give tantalizing clues to why some people are able to recover consciousness following severe brain injuries.
Subra Suresh is borrowing tools from physics to understand nanoscale changes in diseased cells.