A low-cost microscope made from folded paper and a cheap lens could revolutionize education and health care in the developing world.
Craig Venter’s new company wants to improve human longevity by creating the world’s largest, most comprehensive database of genetic and physiological information.
Edward Snowden appeared via secure video to motivate developers at SXSW.
Artificial tissue has always lacked a key ingredient: blood vessels. A new 3-D printing technique seems poised to change that.
Engineering a patient’s own immune cells to resist HIV could eliminate the need for lifelong antiretroviral therapies.
Airships can patrol the upper atmosphere, monitoring the ground or peering at the stars for a fraction of a cost of satellites, according to a new report. All that's needed is a prize to kick-start innovation.
Tailor-made medical devices could give a more detailed picture of cardiac health and may be better at predicting and preventing problems.
By tracking an older person’s movements at home, a new wearable device could help predict serious changes in health.
Device-makers align around a wireless charging technology that works through tables to charge multiple devices—and it’s expected in products later this year.
High-tech blood tests should replace ultrasound and other methods as the primary tools for screening for Down syndrome, argue researchers.