Scientists turn to satellites for help in predicting avalanches
Is the U.S. starting to lose its edge in basic research?
Ignoring nearly universal opprobrium, Severino Antinori presses ahead with plans to clone a human being
Finding treatments that match individual gene profiles is the next frontier in drug research and the objective of a new science called pharmacogenomics. Virtually every major pharmaceutical company is now investing millions in its pursuit
The use of predictive genetic tests is still limited to a handful of relatively rare and highly hereditary diseases, but that's about to change
Test-tube studies have uncovered key facts about the breast cancer gene BRCA1, but new animal models of the disease promise to reveal much more