And there’s a 50:50 chance of a Three Mile Island-scale disaster in the next 10 years, according to the largest statistical analysis of nuclear accidents ever undertaken.
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.
Lab notebooks could determine who was first to invent a revolutionary gene-editing technology.
Deep brain stimulation could lead to a more effective, self-tuning device for Parkinson’s.
We have the technology to dramatically increase the independence of people with spinal-cord injuries. The problem is bringing it to market and keeping it there.
Genetically engineered bacteria ward off obesity in mice, showing how the microbiome could be used treat chronic diseases in people.
Can deep brain stimulation affect how well and what we remember?
A new study suggests that battery-powered vehicles are close to being cost-effective for most people.
Large genome databases are starting to reveal critical health information—even about people who have not contributed their DNA.