Google’s deep-learning program for determining the 3-D shapes of proteins stands to transform biology, scientists say
In vivo bioprinting might also help repair hernias and treat infertility
Using electronic ink and stencils, researchers created a cheap heart monitor and other health-detecting devices
Former Scientific American editor Mark Alpert talks about his latest sci-fi thriller The Coming Storm, which warns about the consequences of unethical scientific research and of ignoring the scientific findings you don’t like...
New materials and coatings could make fabric inactivate or repel viral particles
In mice, a test for lung cancer involves nanoprobes that recognize tumors and send reporter molecules into the urine for simple analysis.
Testing kits delivered by courier and digital tools combine to battle the COVID-19 outbreak
The software detected cancers at higher rates than radiologists, with fewer false positives
Technology comes to the aid against a drain on resources in medical research
To avoid stagnated growth and labor shortfalls, the U.S. must rethink its approach now
The proposal follows a Chinese scientist who claimed to have created twins from edited embryos last year
Stimulating nerves in the spleens of mice with ultrasound reduced their inflammatory responses and arthritis symptoms
How DNA is used to store—and generate—information at extreme scales
We now have unprecedented amounts of information on our own genetics, thanks to at-home DNA testing kits. But what does all of this information do to us?
Applying network theory to HIV’s structure has revealed the most valuable—and vulnerable—parts of the virus
Treatment restores immune-system function in young children with severe disorder
Loss of collagen protein depletes renewal cells that serve as skin’s fountain of youth
If we had known in advance of the challenges that were to come, we might never have started the research
When researchers fed mosquitoes a drug used to treat people for obesity, the insects were less interested in hunting for their next human meal ticket. Karen Hopkin reports.
Scientists are working to correct a genetic defect in cystic fibrosis patients by having them inhale RNA. Christopher Intagliata reports.