A flurry of recent findings highlight a contentious question in this area
A next-generation cochlear implant might allow the hearing-impaired to listen to music and cope with noise
A prototype flexible electronic mouth guard can measure lactate levels in an athlete’s saliva, tracking muscle fatigue during training and performance.
The experimental approach showed promise across three types of malignancies in mice
Experiments in mice suggest the technology has a long way to go before being used for pest control in the wild
Since the Golden State killer was caught, the same family ancestry database has led to more arrests
Tests offered by companies like 23andMe may be overly broad, and could take too long to return children to their parents
Many Earth-bound efforts focus on synthetic chemicals, but some researchers hope the stress of space could provide new insights
Since criminal charges were filed, these may be the most pressing issues
The controversy over how many genes are contained in the human genome continues to simmer
At the second Science on the Hill event, AI, Robotics and Your Health, experts from academia and the private sector talked with Scientific American Editor in Chief Mariette DiChristina about the future of AI and robotics in medicine.
This new cell-sorting method could offer more options in the lab and clinic
Rapid-response therapies use the lethal bug’s own speed to crowd it out of the gut
Genetic data could lead to more personalized, meaningful education, but only if parents, teachers and policymakers understand genetics well enough to correctly use the information
Light-sheet fluorescence microscopy could lead to less intrusive and more effective diagnosis for patients
Oral arguments take place in Washington, D.C.
Today in Boston, Gates announced a $12-million initiative to foster the development of a vaccine effective against all flu strains.
More than a dozen medical centers hope to study donated tumor tissue before it degrades
A machine that maintains organs at body temperature may help alleviate shortages
Could scientists one day use blood and skin cells to replace sperm and eggs?