Researchers will examine the brains of living fetuses to study the origins of mental disorders like autism.
The ability to create primates with intentional mutations could provide powerful new ways to study complex and genetically baffling brain disorders.
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.
Research suggests that electronic health information is particularly vulnerable to software bugs.
Because China relies so heavily on coal for power, electric vehicles aren’t necessarily an improvement over gasoline-powered cars.
The Harvard-MIT genomic science institute stays mute on how it will assert control over the tools expected to speed cures and change gene therapy.
Advanced Cell Technology is testing a stem-cell treatment for blindness that could preserve vision and potentially reverse vision loss.
A Brazilian neuroscientist says brain-controlled robotics will let the paralyzed walk again.
Codes we live by, laws we follow, and computers that move too fast to care.