Large genome databases are starting to reveal critical health information—even about people who have not contributed their DNA.
A leading researcher issues a call for pills that deliver a full course of treatment in one swallow.
Relativistic spacecraft must interact with the cosmic microwave background in a way that produces a unique light signature. And that means we should be able to spot any nearby, according to a new analysis.
To motivate healthy behavior, device companies and employers embrace social tools and insights from behavioral science.
Nobel Prize winners raise alarm over genetic engineering of humans.
A prototype hybrid quadcopter can fly several times farther than conventional battery-powered ones.
Peter Thiel was the first large investor in Facebook. Now he’s turning his investing skills to biotechnology.
Gene-editing companies say research on altering the DNA of human reproductive cells is dangerous and unethical.
An innovative startup that blends solar energy and battery storage reflects broader interest combining the technologies.
A startup called Thync will sell electrodes that you put on your head to improve your mood. The results may vary to a surprising degree.