A synthetic drug that controls blood sugar in obese mice demonstrates the potential of a DNA-dependent method for developing new chemical compounds.
New technologies give vaccine developers a boost in early development, but large-scale testing and production are bogged down by high costs and lengthy trials.
Academics and pharmaceutical companies alike are looking to electrical implants as an alternative to drugs for treating disease.
Animal studies on the revitalizing power of young blood suggest new drug targets for treating conditions like dementia and heart disease.
A new surgical procedure could help people suffering from debilitating wounds.
A new optogenetic protein gives neuroscientists more control over brain circuits.
Researchers hope stem cells could one day treat chronic conditions like diabetes and Parkinson’s disease.
The electrodes in a cochlear implant can be used to direct gene therapy and regrow neurons.
The way some emergency doctors are using Glass highlights the promise, and the limitations, of wearable technology.
Advanced Cell Technology is testing a stem-cell treatment for blindness that could preserve vision and potentially reverse vision loss.