Advanced Cell Technology is testing a stem-cell treatment for blindness that could preserve vision and potentially reverse vision loss.
Because China relies so heavily on coal for power, electric vehicles aren’t necessarily an improvement over gasoline-powered cars.
The ability to create primates with intentional mutations could provide powerful new ways to study complex and genetically baffling brain disorders.
Microprocessors configured more like brains than traditional chips could soon make computers far more astute about what’s going on around them.
A new map, a decade in the works, shows structures of the brain in far greater detail than ever before, providing neuroscientists with a guide to its immense complexity.
Relatively cheap drones with advanced sensors and imaging capabilities are giving farmers new ways to increase yields and reduce crop damage.
A Brazilian neuroscientist says brain-controlled robotics will let the paralyzed walk again.
Three years after the Fukushima disaster, some countries are pulling back from nuclear power while others grow capacity.
An old idea for treating cancer is yielding impressive results on cancer patients—and lots of attention from drug companies.
A flexible electronic skin patch has strain gauges to measure tremors, and heating elements to release drugs held inside nanoparticles.