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?
The researchers studied the medicinal properties of white oak, tulip poplar and 'devil's walking stick', all three of which were used as remedies during the American Civil War.
Scientists from Cornell University suggest using biology to transform sustainable energy storage, proposing combining biological and non-biological electrochemical engineering to improve ...
For the first time, scientists have created life with genetic code that was developed from scratch.
This nature-inspired invention uses microscopic plants to suck pollution from the air while producing organic biomass that can be harvested and used in food.
The new protein-based sensor is significantly easier to use in situations where mass spectrometry is not an available option.
As gene editing enters healthcare and home testing kits become commonplace, what effect is this having on society – and how important is it for citizens to have a voice?
The genetics revolution is already here and will affect us all; but too little is being done to ensure its benefits are optimized, argues Jamie Metzl of the Atlantic Council
The Cavendish banana, once resistant to the deadly Panama disease which resulted in the downfall of the 'Gros Michel' banana, is now under threat.
According to a new paper, society’s expectations about gender roles alter the human brain at the cellular level.
The Center for PostNatural History invites visitors to explore how humans have shaped the living world, with some eye catching exhibits.