A treatment based on embryonic stem cells clears a key safety hurdle and might help restore vision.
We have the technology to dramatically increase the independence of people with spinal-cord injuries. The problem is bringing it to market and keeping it there.
With its world-leading research investments and vast size, China will dominate the future of genetically modified food—despite the resistance of its population.
The FDA ordered 23andMe to stop selling its health tests. But for the intrepid, genome knowledge is still available.
The U.S. announces $46 million to develop new technologies for exploring the brain.
If computers think for themselves, should they have human rights?
Engineered yogurt bacteria could make detecting colorectal cancer and other diseases as simple as a pregnancy test.
The world’s best-known consciousness researcher says machines could one day become self-aware.
A breakthrough in printing blood vessels is enabling a new approach to printing organs.