An oncology expert discusses treatment options for aggressive glioblastoma
The experimental treatment will now face review by the agency
Technique demonstrated in E. coli suggests way to record events
Proponents say the systems’ precise techniques may help speed patient recovery
Vaccines composed of DNA or RNA, instead of protein, could enable rapid development of preventives for infectious diseases
An international project is set to detail how every cell type in the body functions
Ultrasensitive blood tests known as liquid biopsies promise to improve cancer diagnosis and care
Which 10 disruptive solutions are now poised to change the world?
Short answer: it depends
Vital signs information and images aren’t enough for a fully automated device that can tell you what’s actually wrong with a patient
An RNA-based assay recently shown to work in monkeys could help triage victims of nuclear disasters
If we want to be prepared for the worst, Bill Gates says, we have to build an arsenal of vaccines, drugs and diagnostics. Some scientists are now using computers to do just that
Lab-grown bundles of brain cells may be the future of drug testing
Journalist Bonnie Rochman talks about her new Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux book, The Gene Machine: How Genetic Technologies Are Changing the Way We Have Kids—and the Kids We Have.
Studies to treat vision loss and Parkinson's disease are the first to proceed under new regulations
Activity trackers accurately reckon heart rate—but they're way off in estimates of energy expenditure. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Researchers have completed the first laboratory model of the human female reproductive cycle
One man’s journey to overcome his injury with the help of a cutting-edge brain-machine interface
The technology may someday help babies born in their second trimester survive
As car sales fall companies are looking to expand into the handicap assistance market