The controversy over how many genes are contained in the human genome continues to simmer
The preliminary findings raise questions about one of the ways this tech edits genomes
Three patients in Japan will receive the experimental therapy in the next year
The swallowable device looks promising in pigs
A new technique could replace the need for human embryos in some lab experiments
Racing pigeons is big business—and doping is common. Now scientists have devised a way to detect doping in the avian athletes. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Researchers are intent on decoding body-brain nerve signals to diagnose ailments
China’s move is expected to complement other countries’ related initiatives
Cancerous cells may pick up the characteristics of nearby organs, evading treatment
Could scientists one day use blood and skin cells to replace sperm and eggs?
“There’s no evidence in my mind that it’s going to work”
By reclassifying tumors, scientists are finding a path to genuine cancer cures. Here’s an overview of the most promising technologies in immuno-oncology.
In one small, Canadian city there is now a model of a mechanical human colon
The screening tool may not pick up minor concussions
Machine learning could speed up diagnoses and improve accuracy
New study provides more evidence early pregnancy scans are not tied to the disorder
Cancerous cells and placental ones appear to regulate the immune system in similar ways
Researchers recently discovered certain drugs, including one developed to treat Alzheimer’s, stimulate innate self-repair mechanisms
Novartis’s retiring CEO hopes such treatments will soon be deployed against lymphoma, other cancers
The success with monkeys could ignite new ethical debates and medical research