New antibody drugs show promise in slowing the advance of Alzheimer’s disease.
Rice plants try this one weird trick to cut greenhouse-gas emissions and increase yield.
New research provides a potential pathway to a drug to save people from the progressive damage of severe or repeated concussions.
Brain “organoids” made from the stem cells of autism patients could help researchers determine the factors that lead to the disorder.
The company that began as a source of genealogical data now hopes to marry that information with DNA data—and sell it for research.
Mothers-to-be expecting to learn about chromosomal defects from a noninvasive prenatal test sometimes instead learn they may have cancer.
Neurobiologists have shown that brain signals from multiple animals can be combined to perform certain tasks better than a single brain.
The BabySeq project in Boston has begun collecting data to quantify the risks and benefits of DNA sequencing at birth.
Genetically engineered mice treated for Middle East respiratory syndrome are disease-free, but it’s not yet clear if it will work for humans.
New diagnostics can find the DNA that drives a tumor, but evidence that they help patients is missing.