Psychologists have always puzzled over why people in Sweden were slower to start smoking and slower to stop. Now a group of mathematicians have worked out why.
A species-altering technology is said to need careful regulation before being released into the wild.
An inexpensive but precise method of detecting type 1 diabetes could be a life-saver.
The world’s largest genome project will be carried out on instruments from the California sequencing company.
A way of capturing cancer cells from the bloodstream opens a new front in personal cancer treatment.
Recordings from the brain's surface are giving scientists unprecedented views into how the brain controls speech.
Critics call emphasis on large-scale computer simulations in EU brain project premature.
If background levels of neutron radiation can explain errors in computer memory, then it should also explain errors in DNA replication.
A startup has developed a contraceptive chip that could be deactivated and reactivated using a wireless remote.
Software could prevent sensitive medical data from being inadvertently shared as health records get passed around.