Immunologist James Allison has spent over thirty years studying T cells and developing strategies for cancer immunotherapy. Now, he’s looking at new ways to unleash the immune system to eradicate cancer...
Even after 100 years, an influenza outbreak remains the scariest scenario in public health
As governments and aid agencies look to improve mental health worldwide, they could do well by embracing the concept of emotional resilience.
Kevin Esvelt has a concrete plan to eradicate some of planet’s most infectious diseases. All that stands in his way is us.
With a real-time window into their health, patients could prevent and intercept disease just as they might an empty tank of gas.
The cell's mitochondria generate 90% of a body's energy. Could scientists harness that power to fight disease and perhaps even aging?
An app to distinguish reality from hallucination, a probiotic for acne, and a lifesaving pump for heart-failure patients. These are but a few of brilliant ideas from promising healthcare start-ups...
Bariatric surgery has been shown to relieve Type II diabetes. Scientists at Glyscend are developing a drug that could mimic the effect—but with no surgery required.
Scientists have integrated blood vessels into 3D-printed tissues, keeping them alive for up to 30 days.
Alzheimer’s is a devastating diagnosis. But the development of a cellular model for the disease could be a gateway to new treatments.
Biologist Doug Wallace has spent nearly fifty years figuring out how bioenergetics sits at the root of our most pervasive diseases
Women have always played a role in science. It’s up to all of us to ensure that they’re part of the story
Carl June, a pioneer in the field of immunotherapy, explains the state of the art in cancer treatment and what’s coming next