Coal could be a source of cheap, nontoxic fluorescent nanoparticles useful for biomedicine.
A push for new brain-mapping technology and a ban on some gene patents showcase ongoing advances in biomedical technology.
Are we prepared to know the genetic flaws of the unborn?
New cardiac devices are small enough to be delivered through blood vessels into the heart.
Using chemical reactions to synthesize complex protein drugs could help researchers create more effective medicines.
IBM researchers have developed a new polymer-like material to treat fungal infections.
Personal genetics company 23andMe will only sell ancestry reports and raw data as controversy with regulators continues.
A new brain-imaging technology may reveal the true risk of repetitive head injury in contact sports.
Delivering healthy bacteria in a pill could help patients harboring out-of-balance microbial communities.
A Boston startup wants to create precise genome-editing treatments that can address more types of disease than previous gene therapy methods.