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.
Antisocial behavior online can make people's lives miserable. So an algorithm that can spot trolls more quickly should be a boon, say the computer scientists who developed it.
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.
Young social networks grow in an entirely different way to mature networks, say computer scientists who have analyzed the way Facebook grew in the heady days after it launched in 2004.
Can deep brain stimulation affect how well and what we remember?
Researchers are teasing apart the complex set of links between the virality of a Web story and the emotions it generates.
Large genome databases are starting to reveal critical health information—even about people who have not contributed their DNA.