Recent Nobel laureate Andrew Fire talks about the evolving understanding of RNA interference's natural roles in development and disease.
Howard University researchers are looking for genetic clues about the high incidence of some diseases among black Americans.
It's the first hair-thin endoscope to image in 3-D, and researchers say it could provide a better picture of the more delicate parts of our bodies.
New approaches to immunizing patients against the harmful protein buildup characteristic of Alzheimer's disease offer hope for safer treatments.
New software could help medical staff know when newborn patients are in pain.
Recent successful tests of neural prosthetics bring the devices closer to widespread use.
A new recipe for artificial blood vessels may help solve a tough clogging problem.
A genetic "roadmap" will help to find treatments for diseases, by looking at the signatures that drugs leave behind.
A tiny sensor that tracks calcium levels may one day provide clearer pictures of the brain at work.
New techniques that can draw DNA through nanopores might lead to faster and cheaper sequencing.