Beth Stevens thinks she has solved a mystery behind brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia.
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Scientists are homing in on the fewest genes needed for an organism to survive.
Consumers with iPhones can click to contribute their genetic information to medical studies.
Doctors don’t yet know if it worked, but the implications of an optogenetics trial could be significant for patients suffering from blindness, Parkinson’s, or schizophrenia.
A flexible tattoo senses glucose levels in sweat and delivers a drug as needed.
Bacteria-laden mosquitoes produce offspring that die quickly. China and the U.S. are releasing millions into the wild.
Researchers say the tissue-wrapped structures can be building blocks for complex biological machines.
Are cancer cures being held back by competition among scientists?
A new line of evidence has emerged that the Zika virus is responsible for microcephaly.