Until direct-to-consumer genetic testing is more strongly regulated, then dipping into your DNA will continue to have unintended consequences
Machine learning algorithms can accurately assess the capabilities of neurosurgeons during virtual surgery before they step into an actual operating room, a new study shows.
An eight-year-old girl in the US has become the youngest person in the country to receive a bionic arm. And her family say it’s making a big difference.
People suffering from tetraplegia now have hope of regaining function in their limbs, after successful research into nerve transfers.
Self-assembling materials can form patterns that might be useful in optical devices.
New research shows it’s possible to store image files in solutions of common biological small molecules.
The regulatory gray zones of China's biotech ascendancy enter the spotlight at the World Economic Forum in Dalian, China.
Researchers are pairing a nanoscale imaging technique with virtual reality technology to offer a way for researchers to “step inside” biological data.
Scientists have began to delve into the realms of eye biology, exploring innovative therapies for a range of disorders.
MIT researchers have developed a system that gleans far more labeled training data from unlabeled data, which could help machine-learning models better detect structural patterns in brain...
A new “virtual biopsy” device uses sound vibrations and pulses of near-infrared light instead of a scalpel to quickly determine a skin lesion’s depth and potential malignancy, a new study...
A new paper reveals a revolutionary method of targeting cancer cells that is completely non-invasive. In using lasers, the tumour can be destroyed before it grows.
In the past, uneven terrains have proved difficult for those with prosthetic legs, but new technology from Stanford University is changing that.
A study has shown that in treating cancer patients, proton therapy results in fewer side effects than traditional X-ray radiation therapy.
More and more genetic hacks exist to increase our cognitive abilities. But could eliminating all mental illnesses rob us of vital neurodiversity?