Researchers use eye-tracking software to peek inside a child's mind when words fail, reading eye patterns to understand language production and combat conditions such as specific language impairment.
Researchers are using eye-tracking technology to learn more about children afflicted with specific language impairment
In his latest book, Adam Piore explores how bioengineers are harnessing the latest technologies to unlock untapped abilities in the human body and mind, like translating neural brain patterns of thoughts into written words
A device that interfaces with a smartphone can accurately measure sperm concentration and movement
A gene drive bid aims to eliminate malaria
Technology to defeat the corn rootworm, scientists worry, will work only briefly against an inventive foe
Early work suggests nanoparticles may help rewarm cryopreserved tissue
Maximum-security biolab is part of a plan to build more of these facilities across the country
Chemists create micro swimmers that can be controlled by light
Ig Nobel Prize creator Marc Abrahams shows off this unusual disaster-preparedness device before a night discussing humor and science at the 92nd Street Y.
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Trevor Mundel, president of global health at the Gates Foundation, talks to Scientific American editor-in-chief Mariette DiChristina about the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and the efforts to create vaccine platforms for rapid responses to epidemics.
Knitting and weaving artificial muscles could help create soft exoskeletons that people with disabilities could wear under their clothes to help them walk, according to new research
Cells, as medicine, now can be switched on and off with electricity
Animals, plants and fungi may also harbor these infectious agents
Baseline data on body rhythms can make the wrist monitors work like “check engine” lights, a new study suggests
Where did it come from? How do organisms use it without self-destructing? And what else can it do?
Overwhelming medical evidence proves that negative side effects are rare and minor
This toy-inspired centrifuge could enable medical testing in remote locations, and costs just 20 cents to make.
The Puzzle of Pancreatic Cancer: How Steve Jobs Did Not Beat the Oddsbut Nobel Winner Ralph Steinman Did
Despite having the same name, the diseases that killed Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and 2011 Nobel laureate Ralph Steinman are different kinds of cancer. Researchers are looking for new ways to diagnose and treat both