A new book reopens a notorious case of bungled science in the Soviet Union.
A new class of experimental therapies is emerging from the study of how the community of microörganisms in your body contributes to disease.
Mechanical engineers have developed a new helmet design that tackles a key contributor to brain injury.
The company trying to be the first to turn the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR into medicine faces a number of hurdles.
As we get older, some of our cells stop dividing. Are these derelicts a reason we age?
Researchers have begun human clinical trials for a device, inspired by woodpeckers, that’s meant to keep the brain from moving around so much inside the skull when it gets hit.
A challenge by DARPA asks scientists to develop ways to record from a million neurons at a time.
Fear of the Zika virus could generate support for gene drives, a radical technology able to make species go extinct.
A breakthrough technology from neuroscience might allow blind people to see a monochromatic world.
A British government panel has given the green light to a team of researchers who want to use CRISPR to alter human embryos.