Patent No. 8,118,752
Patent No. 8,118,752
Rabbits with brain injuries hop again after treatment--synthetic molecules affixed with an anti-inflammatory drug--crosses the blood brain barrier
Here, you can read Scientific American 's articles about important new medical technologies just around the corner and in the more distant future, as mentioned in the May 2012 issue...
While the superpowers were busy threatening to destroy each other with nuclear weapons, Albert B. Sabin turned to a surprising ally to test his new oral polio vaccine—a Soviet scientist...
'Smart' containers can be customized to drive chemical reactions
Hormone's opposite effects underscore the complexities of mood disorders
Food and drug regulatory agencies might consideradopting sequencing techniques to screen herbal medicines for ingredientsthat are toxic or derived from vulnerable organisms, a geneticist says...
The moviemaker's expedition to the Mariana Trench could usher in a new type of undersea lab that extracts chemical compounds from microorganisms living in the deepest parts of the sea
Women who wish to conceive later in life have benefited from improvements in reproductive technology. But even those have expiration dates. Katherine Harmon reports
Proprioceptive feedback system
Ultrathin carbon sheets can shield fluids from the vacuum conditions inside electron microscopes, offering an innovative way of viewing specimens in solution
The parasite that causes malaria is becoming immune to artemisinin, the most effective drug. Pinpointing the resistance genes could offer a way to beat back the disease
Few diseases have strong enough genetic components to make sequencing a solid way to assess individual risk
The 200-terabyte 1,000 Genomes Project data will now be stored for free, although analytic computing resources will come at a price
Bacteria are exquisite living machines that could one day deliver medicine to cells in the human body, if scientists overcome the numerous obstacles
A Monsignor and Officer for Studies at the Pontifical Academy for Life called the cancellation a "sad event." Attendees are set to receive an official explanation
The Pentagon searches for technology to treat tinnitus, characterized by a persistent ringing in the ears and suffered by one in 10 U.S. adults and 40 percent of all veterans