Lab notebooks could determine who was first to invent a revolutionary gene-editing technology.
In a first-of-its-kind endeavor, electricity-starved Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo are trying to get power from a lake—and avert catastrophe.
Deep brain stimulation could lead to a more effective, self-tuning device for Parkinson’s.
Genetically engineered bacteria ward off obesity in mice, showing how the microbiome could be used treat chronic diseases in people.
A new study suggests that battery-powered vehicles are close to being cost-effective for most people.
Can deep brain stimulation affect how well and what we remember?
Large genome databases are starting to reveal critical health information—even about people who have not contributed their DNA.
Nobel Prize winners raise alarm over genetic engineering of humans.
A prototype hybrid quadcopter can fly several times farther than conventional battery-powered ones.
To motivate healthy behavior, device companies and employers embrace social tools and insights from behavioral science.