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
Scientists have used CRISPR to turn microbes into tiny recording devices
Cancerous cells and placental ones appear to regulate the immune system in similar ways
This tiny soft robot can tackle impressive obstacles, using magnets to walk, roll, jump and swim. This flexibility could be vital for medical applications.
The success with monkeys could ignite new ethical debates and medical research
Exposure to everyday pathogens generates an immune response that could interfere with CRISPR-based gene-editing treatment
Neural networks are making biological images easier to process
Preliminary work in monkeys suggests stem cells can be engineered to help combat the virus
The historic treatment’s costs could top $1 million
A flash of radiation drastically reduced arrhythmia in a small group of patients, for at least a year after treatment. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Power source is flexible, transparent and runs on saltwater
Biologists remain largely unaware of the potential vulnerabilities that come with digitizing biotechnology
The prospect of focusing the beams without destroying tissue might someday diagnose or even restore faulty brain circuits
Scientists have integrated blood vessels into 3D-printed tissues, keeping them alive for up to 30 days.
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.
Disruptive solutions that are poised to change the world
Wartime clinicians have taught us a lot about fighting infection
European doctors use gene therapy to correct an inherited disease and replace 80 percent of Syrian refugee's epidermis